Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES) SIPS
NASA's Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES) Science Investigator-led Processing System (SIPS), located at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, processes and reprocesses the science data from the TES instrument on the Aura satellite, and delivers the data products to NASA's Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC), which archives and distributes NASA's Earth Observing System (EOS) standard science products. TES SIPS global survey standard products include profile measurements of ozone (O3), water vapor, carbon monoxide (CO), methane (CH4), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), and nitric acid (HNO3) for 16 orbits every other day.
Evelyn Ho, NASA Official
NASA's Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS) Project supports data processing by providing SIPS. Most of NASA's EOS standard products are produced at facilities under the direct control of the instrument Principal Investigators/Team Leaders (PIs/TLs) or their designees. The SIPS are geographically distributed across the United States and are generally, but not necessarily, collocated with the PIs/TLs’ Scientific Computing Facilities (SCFs). Products produced at the SIPS using investigator-provided systems and software are sent to the appropriate DAACs for archival and distribution. Level 0 Data Products and Ancillary Data that begin the processing sequence are stored at the DAACs and retrieved by the SIPS.
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2020 at 4:36 PM EST