AMRS2

Band #, Range: 

13 Microwave Channels: 6.9, 7.3, 10.65, 18.7, 23.8, 36.5, and 89.0  GHz, dual polarization except for 23.8 which is Vertical only.

Resolution: 

Band [GHz] - Spatial Resolution | 

(3-dB footprint size)  [km x km] | 6.93-62 x 35, 7.3-62 x 35, 10.65-42 x 24, 18.7-22 x 14, 23.8-19 x 11, 36.5-12 x  7, 89.0-5 x 3

Swath / Extent: 

Swath width: 1450 km (level 2 products) global (gridded products)

Revisit Time: 

2 days (According to JAXA, the conical scan enables AMSR2 to acquire a set of daytime and nighttime data with more than 99% coverage of the Earth every 2 days.) The ground track repeat cycle is ~16 days.

Data Download: 

Acronym: 

Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 / LANCE

Comments: 

Global Total Precipitation, Global Rainfall, Total Precipitable Water (TPW), Ocean Wind Speed (OWS), Columnar Cloud Liquid Water (CLW) over ocean, Columnar Water Vapor (CWV) over ocean, Snow Water Equivalent (SWE), Sea Ice Concentration. Planned: Soil Moisture, Brightness Temperature (Tb). Products are available within 2.5 hours of capture