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Name Template: PUB/MISSION/level2/ecmPrf/YYYY.DDD/ecmPrf_IIII.YYYY.DDD.HH.MM.GGG_SSSS.VVVV_nc

DDDDay of year
GGGGNSS id (G28 = GPS satellite 28)
HHHour
IIIIMission ID (CHAM, SACC, CO01-06, GPSM, etc)
LLLLEO number (1-6 for COSMIC)
MISSIONMission ID (eight characters or less--champ, champrt, sacc, sacctst, etc)
MMMinute
PUBBase directory for the pub hierarchy
SSSSSubtype (an ID which tells the command options used in generating this file)
VVVVVersion (an ID which tells the version of all codes using in generating thie file)
YYYYYear

Temperature, pressure and moisture profiles generated from the ECMWF gridded analysis and colocated with occultation profiles. These profiles are used by the CDAAC post-processing system as a first guess for determining moisture below 10km and for comparison purposes.

Global Data


start_time

  • Description:Starting time for the occultation
  • Data Type: double(8)
  • Units: GPS seconds

stop_time

  • Description:Ending time for the occultation
  • Data Type: double(8)
  • Units: GPS seconds

fileStamp

  • Description:The complete ID for this occultation (IIII.YYYY.DDD.HH.MM.GGG).
  • Data Type: char

lat

  • Description:Latitude of perigee point at occultation point
  • Data Type: double(8)
  • Units: deg
  • Valid Range: -90, 90

lon

  • Description:Longitude of perigee point at occultation point
  • Data Type: double(8)
  • Units: deg
  • Valid Range: -180, 180

Profile Data


Pres

  • Description:pressure level
  • Data Type: float
  • Units: mb
  • Valid Range: 0, 1200
  • Missing Value: -999

Vp

  • Description:H2O vapor pressure
  • Data Type: float
  • Units: mb
  • Valid Range: 0, 60
  • Missing Value: -999

Temp

  • Description:temperature
  • Data Type: float
  • Units: C
  • Valid Range: -150, 100
  • Missing Value: -999

MSL_alt

  • Description:Mean Sea Level geometric height
  • Data Type: float
  • Units: km
  • Valid Range: -2, 120
  • Missing Value: -999

Lon

  • Description:longitude, -180 to 180 east
  • Data Type: float
  • Units: deg
  • Valid Range: -180, 180
  • Missing Value: -999

Lat

  • Description:latitude, -90 to 90 north
  • Data Type: float
  • Units: deg
  • Valid Range: -90, 90
  • Missing Value: -999

Ref

  • Description:Refractivity
  • Data Type: float
  • Units: N
  • Valid Range: 0, 500
  • Missing Value: -999