GRACE-FO Level-1A Release version 4.0 from JPL in ASCII

(GRACEFO_L1A_ASCII_GRAV_JPL_RL04)
Version4
Processing Level1A
Start/Stop Date2018-May-22 to Present
Short NameGRACEFO_L1A_ASCII_GRAV_JPL_RL04
DescriptionFOR EXPERT USE ONLY. The GRACE-FO Level-1A data contains telemetry data that has been converted to engineering units, from which Level-1B data products are derived. For a detailed description, please see the GRACE-FO Level-1 documentation.
DOI10.5067/GFL1A-ASJ04
MeasurementSOLID EARTH > GRAVITY/GRAVITATIONAL FIELD > GRAVITY
Swath Width-1 km
Platform/Sensor
GRACE-FO
Platform
Name: Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO)
Orbit Period: -1.0 minutes
Inclination Angle: 89.0 degrees
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GRACE-FO MWI
SENSOR
Name: GRACE-FO Microwave Instrument (GRACE-FO MWI)
Swath Width: -1.0 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

GRACE-FO
Platform
Name: Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO)
Orbit Period: -1.0 minutes
Inclination Angle: 89.0 degrees
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GRACE-FO SCA
SENSOR
Name: GRACE-FO Star Camera Assembly (GRACE-FO SCA)
Swath Width: -1.0 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

GRACE-FO
Platform
Name: Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO)
Orbit Period: -1.0 minutes
Inclination Angle: 89.0 degrees
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GRACE-FO ACC
SENSOR
Name: GRACE-FO SuperSTAR Accelerometer (GRACE-FO ACC)
Swath Width: -1.0 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

GRACE-FO
Platform
Name: Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO)
Orbit Period: -1.0 minutes
Inclination Angle: 89.0 degrees
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GRACE-FO LRI
SENSOR
Name: GRACE-FO Laser Ranging Interferometer (GRACE-FO LRI)
Swath Width: -1.0 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

ProjectGravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO)
Data ProviderPublisher: JPL
Creator: JPL GRACE-FO project
Release Place: JPL
Release Date: 2019-May-30
Resource: https://podaac-tools.jpl.nasa.gov/drive/files/allData/gracefo/docs/

FormatASCII
Keyword(s)GRACE-FO, GFO, JPL, L1A, ASCII, RL04
Questions related to this dataset? Contact podaac@podaac.jpl.nasa.gov
Resolution
Spatial Resolution: 250 km (Along) x 250 km (Across)
Temporal Resolution: Daily - < Weekly
 
Coverage
Region: GLOBAL
North Bounding Coordinate: 89 degrees
South Bounding Coordinate: -89 degrees
West Bounding Coordinate: -180 degrees
East Bounding Coordinate: 180 degrees
Time Span: 2018-May-22 to Present
Granule Time Span: 2018-May-22 to 2022-Jul-21
Swath Width: -1 km
 
Projection
Projection Type: Spherical
Projection Detail: N/A
Ellipsoid: WGS 84
 
GENERAL DOCUMENTATION
USER'S GUIDE
DATA CITATION POLICY
Citation is critically important for dataset documentation and discovery. Please cite the data as follows, and cite the reference papers when it is appropriate.
Citation JPL GRACE-FO project. 2019. GRACEFO_L1A_ASCII_GRAV_JPL_RL04. Ver. 4. PO.DAAC, CA, USA. Dataset accessed [YYYY-MM-DD] at https://doi.org/10.5067/GFL1A-ASJ04

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For more information see Data Citations and Acknowledgments.

Journal Reference K. Case, G. Kruizinga, and S. Wu, 2002, GRACE Level 1B Data Product User Handbook, JPL Publication D-22027. https://podaac-tools.jpl.nasa.gov/drive/files/allData/gracefo/docs/GRACE-FO_L1_Handbook_JPL-D-56935_20190521.pdf

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