GRACE-FO Level-1B Release version 4.0 from JPL in ASCII
DOI10.5067/GFL1B-ASJ04
Short NameGRACEFO_L1B_ASCII_GRAV_JPL_RL04
DescriptionFOR EXPERT USE ONLY. The GRACE-FO Level-1B data provide all necessary inputs to derive monthly time variations in the Earth gravity field. Level-1B data are also used for GRACE orbit and mean gravity field determination. For a detailed description, please see the GRACE-FO Level-1 documentation.
Version4
Dataset TypeACTIVE
MeasurementSOLID EARTH > GRAVITY/GRAVITATIONAL FIELD > GRAVITY
Processing Level1B
CoverageRegion: 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 2021-Mar-25
ResolutionSpatial Resolution: 250 km (Along) x 250 km (Across)
ProjectionProjection Type: Spherical
Projection Detail: N/A
Ellipsoid: WGS 84
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 KBR
SENSOR
Name: GRACE-FO K-Band Ranging System (GRACE-FO KBR)
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.

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

Keyword(s)GRACE-FO, GFO, gravity, RL04
Questions related to this dataset? Contact podaac@podaac.jpl.nasa.gov
GENERAL DOCUMENTATION
USER'S GUIDE
DATA CITATION POLICY
Citation GRACE-FO. 2019. GRACEFO_L1B_ASCII_GRAV_JPL_RL04. Ver. 4. PO.DAAC, CA, USA. Dataset accessed [YYYY-MM-DD] at https://doi.org/10.5067/GFL1B-ASJ04

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Journal Reference Wen, Kruizinga, Paik, Landerer, Bertiger, Sakumura, Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) Level-1 Data Product User Handbook, JPL Publication D-56935, ftp://podaac-ftp.jpl.nasa.gov/allData/gracefo/docs/GRACE-FO_L1_Handbook_JPL-D-56935_20190521.pdf