The scope of this guide is to help users identify the various types of data that are available from the Third Party Missions, the applications that the data may be used for, and the procedures required for access - including registration, search, selection and retrieval of the data of interest.
The SHARK Technical Reference Manual provides detailed information on the organisation and workings of the SHARK Software Environment and the hardware on which it runs. SHARK is a standalone system that processes HRPT data transmitted from the TlROS-N/NOAA polar orbiting meteorological satellites.
This document provides the user with detailed description of data treatment performed during NOAA SHARP Level-2 generation and explanation and examples of how to read SHARP Level-2 data and extract information.
The objective of the BIOMASS Mission is to determine the global distribution of forest biomass by reducing the uncertainty in the calculation of carbon stock and fluxes associated with the terrestrial biosphere.