BlackJack Level 1B Bending Angle Climate Data Record Release 1 - GRACE

Abstract:
The GRACE Level 1 Bending Angle Fundamental Climate Data Record (FCDR) Release 1 comprises reprocessed Level 1B Radio Occultation (RO) bending-angle data from GPS RO measurements onboard the twin satellite configuration Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) covering the period 2007-2017. The software used to perform the reprocessing is EUMETSAT’s reference RO processor (Yaros 2.0), which uses a “wave optics” (fast phase transform) retrieval algorithm algorithm. The data record has global coverage and is available in two formats: individual occultation Network Common Data Form 4 (netCDF4) files and individual occultation Binary Universal Form for the Representation of meteorological data (BUFR) files. This is an Fundamental Climate Data Record (FCDR) produced for the Copernicus Climate Change Service.

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