Advanced Microwave Sounding

AMSU-A websites

Information

Eumetsat - Technical documents
Eumetsat - AMSU-A
NASA Goddard - POES Instruments
DLR - World Data Center Atmosphere

 

Data ordering

NOAA NCEI
NASA EarthData - Search
EUMETSAT EO Portal - Data Center access

AMSU-A Bands

BandWavelength
(µm)
Bandwidth
(µm)
Resolution
(m)
Swath width
(km)
Revisit time
(days)
Band 1 (23.8 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343
Band 2 (31.4 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343
Band 3 (50.3 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343
Band 4 (52.8 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343
Band 5 (53.6 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343
Band 6 (54.40 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343
Band 7 (54.94 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343
Band 8 (55.5 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343
Band 9 (57.3 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343
Band 10 (57.3 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343
Band 11 (57.3 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343
Band 12 (57.3 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343
Band 13 (57.3 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343
Band 14 (57.3 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343
Band 15 (89.0 GHz)  (Microwave) 50000 2343