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MCDC Data Types

The Microwave Climate Data Center (MCDC) is a repository for climate data produced by Remote Sensing Systems (RSS). MCDC provides the scientific community with geophysical retrievals of a number of variables important for understanding our climate, including:


Upper Air Temperature

Water Vapor

Cloud Liquid Water

Surface Rain Rate


Sea-Surface Temperature

Near-Surface Wind Speed and Direction

Sea-Surface Salinity

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