NOAA GOES-R Series Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) Level 2 Legacy Vertical Moisture Profile (LVMP)


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        abstract:  The Legacy Vertical Moisture Profile product contains a three-dimensional image with pixel values identifying the water vapor at 101 standard pressure levels. The product includes three types of data quality information. One describes the overall quality of the data pixels, providing an assessment of the legacy vertical temperature profile data values for on-earth pixels. The second provides information about the quality of the physical retrieval for on-earth pixels, identifying failure conditions. The third provides information about the quality of the first guess skin temperature for onearth pixels, identifying temperature threshold failure conditions for on-earth pixels. The units of measure for the vertical temperature value is percent. The Legacy Vertical Moisture Profile product image is generated on the ABI fixed grid at 10 km resolution for Full Disk, CONUS, and Mesoscale coverage regions. Product data is produced under the following conditions: Clear sky; Geolocated source data to local zenith angles of 80 degrees for both daytime and nighttime conditions.
        purpose:  The Legacy Vertical Moisture product will estimate levels of moisture throughout the troposphere, providing a vertical profile of moisture. This product is computed simultaneously with the Vertical Temperature Profile, thus providing a thermodynamic vertical profile of the atmosphere. Knowledge of the vertical distribution of atmospheric moisture is critical to forecasting severe weather. This vertical moisture information also serves to initialize the moisture field in regional and mesoscale numerical weather prediction models.
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                            name:  Journal article published August 2013 by the AMS (Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology)
                            description:  Xie, H., Nalli, N., et al, (2013), Integration and ocean-based prelaunch validation of GOES-R advanced baseline imager legacy atmospheric products, J. Atmo. Ocn. Tech., 30(8), 1743–1756, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00120.1.
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                            description:  Schmit, T., Griffith, P., et al, (2017), A closer look at the ABI on the GOES-R series, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 98(4), 681–698, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00230.1.
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                description:  The Legacy Vertical Temperature Profile, Legacy Vertical Moisture Profile, Total Precipitable Water, and Derived Stability Indices products are generated by the GOES-R ABI Legacy Atmospheric Profiles ground processing algorithm. The algorithm uses processed NWP model profile data as the first guess and employs a regression retrieval followed by an iterative physical retrieval that utilizes the ground system implementation of the Community Radiative Transfer Model (CRTM) to derive the final product data. The temperature and moisture profiles contain values at 101 standard pressure levels, of which only 54 temperature and 35 moisture pressure levels are actually populated in the retrieval. The 54 temperature levels are from approximately 103 hPa to approximately 1014 hPa. The 35 moisture levels are from 300 hPa to approximately 1014 hPa The regression retrieval is applied for coverage regions corresponding to local zenith angles to 80 degrees but the physical retrieval is limited to local zenith angles to 67 degrees. The product is generated for 5 x 5 fields of regard from 2 km pixel inputs where the percentage of clear pixels satisfies a 20 percent threshold. Clear sky is determined using clear and probably clear pixels indicated in the temporally coincident intermediate 4-level cloud mask generated by the Cloud Mask algorithm. Total precipitable water from the surface to 300 hPa is derived from the retrieved moisture profile. In addition, the five atmospheric stability indices, CAPE, K-index, Lifted Index, Showalter Index, and Total Totals Index, are derived from the retrieved mioisture and temperature profiles. Pixels in the product images with out of range values are assigned the minimum or maximum value in the valid range.
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                            title:  GOES-R Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents
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                                date:  2010-09-01
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                            edition:  Version 2.0
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                                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/STAR > Center for Satellite Applications and Research, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                                        linkage: http://www.goes-r.gov/products/ATBDs/baseline/Sounding_LAP_v2.0_no_color.pdf
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                                        name:  GOES-R Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document for the Legacy Verticle Moisture Profile product
                                        description:  Algorithm documentation for GOES-16 ABI Legacy Vertical Moisture Profile.
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                        description:  See Algorithm Citation
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                description:  The GOES-16 ABI Legacy Vertical Moisture Profile algorithm reached beta maturity.
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                  DateTime:  2017-05-16T20:30:00Z
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                description:  The GOES-16 ABI Legacy Vertical Moisture Profile algorithm reached provisional maturity.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2018-02-22T00:00:00
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                description:  The GOES-16 ABI Legacy Vertical Moisture Profile algorithm reached full validation maturity.
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                description:  The GOES-17 ABI Legacy Vertical Moisture Profile algorithm reached beta maturity.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2018-08-27T00:00:00
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                description:  The GOES-17 ABI Legacy Vertical Moisture Profile algorithm reached provisional maturity.
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                description:  The GOES-17 ABI Legacy Vertical Moisture Profile algorithm reached full validation maturity.
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                description:  Level 1b radiances
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                    title:  NOAA GOES-R Series Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) Level 1b Radiances
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                        date:  2017-06-01
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                        code:  doi:10.7289/V5BV7DSR
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                        organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                                linkage: https://doi.org/10.7289/V5BV7DSR
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                                name:  NCEI landing page for ABI-L1B-RAD
                                description:  Source dataset landing page with general information and access links for the dataset.
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                            beginPosition:  2017-02-28
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                description:  NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) asNeeded
        maintenanceNote:  Bulk metadata change applied on 2018-11-05. See version control repository history for metadata change details.