Product documentation

Product definition document:

PDD_L4-TAPEER-BRAIN_V1_R1.pdf (November 2015)

Information on confidence index for the TAPEER-BRAIN product:

IC_Calendrier_2011-2016_02_05_2017.pdf (February 2017)
MTTM_ConfidenceIndex_TAPEER_8.pdf (Release 0, February 2017)

Version history:

Version 1.00: Released in May 2017 for period from Oct. 2011 to Dec. 2016. Original version

File description: MT_L4-TAPEER-BRAIN

Product file format: NetCDF3

Product datasets

Dataset DataType Dimensions units valid_range scale_factor add_offset _FillValue Missing_Output long_name
time float64 [time*] hours since 1960-01-01 00:00:00 UTC NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE The midpoint of the 24 hours time range for which the accumulated rain is computed; one time value per file
latitude float32 [latitude] degrees_north NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE Latitude of grid point center
longitude float32 [longitude] degrees_east NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE Longitude of grid point center
time_bnds float64 [time*,
hours since 1960-01-01 00:00:00 UTC NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE Time range of the accumulated rain computation period
rain float32 [time*,
mm/day [0.0, 1000.0] NONE NONE -999.0 NONE Daily Accumulated Surface Rainfall
uncertainty float32 [time*,
mm/day [0.0, 1000.0] NONE NONE -999.0 NONE Uncertainty on daily Accumulated Surface Rainfall

* : unlimited dimension

Product global attributes

Global attribute DataType Dimensions Value
Ancillary_File string 1
Brain_Product_Version string 1 L2-RAIN V1-00
Centered_Grid int32 1 0
Contact string 1
Conventions string 1 CF-1.5
Date string 1 2016-12-31T12:00:00Z
Description string 1 1-degree daily accumulated surface rainfall estimated from geostationnary IR data and MW data by using the TAPEER algorithm with double constellation
File_Name string 1
GeoBrain_Version string 1 2.3
GeoL1b_Version string 1 1.6
GeoUth_Version string 1 2.3
Geo_Sensors string 1 GOES-1350/GOES15; GOES-0750/GOES13; MSG+0000/MSG3; MFG+0570/MET7; HIMAWARI+1407/HIMA08
Grid string 1 1 x 1 deg regular lon/lat grid
Icare_ID string 1 RFU
LEO_Sensors_2 string 1 F15/SSMI,F16/SSMIS,F17/SSMIS,F18/SSMIS,GCOM-W1/AMSR2
Mission string 1 MT1
NetCDF_Library_Version string 1
NetCDF_Version string 1 NETCDF3_CLASSIC
Product_Name string 1 L4-TAPEER-BRAIN-1-5
Product_Status string 1 BC
Product_Version string 1 1.0
Production_Center string 1 ICARE Data and Services Center
Production_Date string 1 2017-04-26T15:04:28Z
Scientific_Software_Version string 1 1.5.1
Software_Version string 1 2.2.2
Tapeer_Version string 1 1.5
Title string 1 Megha-Tropiques TAPEER-BRAIN product
UTH_Product_Version string 1 L2-UTH V2-00

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