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what are the units of measurements for TRMM-3B42b7 and 3B43v7?

Posted: Wed May 20, 2020 5:32 pm America/New_York
by EarthdataForumContributor
I am a young researcher in the field of climatology.

Please, what are the units of measurements for TRMM-3B42b7 and 3B43v7?

Re: what are the units of measurements for TRMM-3B42b7 and 3B43v7?

Posted: Wed May 20, 2020 5:35 pm America/New_York
by GES DISC - jimacker
Dear TRMM user,

The units for precipitation in both 3B42 and 3B43 are, mm/hr. For the 3B42 daily, mm.

I would suggest reading their documents in their dataset landing pages (listed below) to become more familiar with the datasets,

https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datasets/TRMM_3B42_7/summary
https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datasets/TRM ... _7/summary
https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datasets/TRMM_3B43_7/summary

If you are new to these datasets, you might also want to check them with our Giovanni system,

https://giovanni.gsfc.nasa.gov/giovanni ... yword=tmpa

Also, you should check this important message about the end of product for TMPA (3B42, 3B43),

https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/information/ ... 20datasets