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DOCUMENTS

Below you will find links to TES project materials, covering TES scientific objectives, approach, and scientific requirements, as well as information on the instrument, algorithms used for data processing, and detailed descriptions of the data products.

Data Product Documents

2017

  • Scott Lewicki, Doug Shepard, Mariyetta Madatyan, Robert Morris, James Wood, TES Science Data Processing Data Product Specification, R14, JPL D-22993, January 26, 2017.
    - Full Text [doc, 2.67 MB]

2014

  • Robert Herman, John Worden, Dejian Fu, Susan Kulawik, Ming Luo, Vivienne Payne, Karen Cady-Pereira, Helen Worden, Kevin Bowman, Updated Report on TES R13.1 Data Quality, R13.1, TES A & S DFM # 856, June 30, 2014.
    - Full Text [doc, 363 KB]

2013

  • Level 2 (L2) Data User’s Guide, Version 6.0, D-38042, November 5, 2013.
    - Full Text [pdf, 1.17 MB]

  • Robert Herman, John Worden, Dejian Fu, Susan Kulawik, Ming Luo, Vivienne Payne, Karen Cady-Pereira, Helen Worden, Kevin Bowman, Updated Report on TES R13.1 Data Quality, R13.1, TES A & S DFM # 856, November 5, 2013.
    - Full Text [doc, 526 KB]

  • TES Level 2 (L2) Data User’s Guide (Final), Version 5.0 JPL D-38042, May 8, 2013.
    - Full Text [PDF, 736 KB]

2011

  • TES Level 2 (L2) Data User’s Guide, Version 5.0 JPL D-38042, March 6, 2011.
    - Full Text [PDF, 565 KB]

2009

  • TES Level 2 Data Quality Statement, July 2009.
    - Full Text [HTM, 40 KB]

  • TES Quick Start Guide, Version 1, July 2009.
    - Full Text [HTM, 29 KB]

  • Kulawik, Susan, Example Use of TES Data, June 2009.
    - Full Text [PDF, 610 KB]

  • TES Level 2 Data User's Guide, v4.0, JPL D-38042, May 20, 2009.
    - Full Text [PDF, 685 KB]

2008

  • TES Science Data Processing Standard and Special Observation Data Products Specifications, Version 11.8 (Science Software Release 11.1), ESDT Version 4, JPL D-22993, June 5, 2008.
    - Full Text [PDF, 774 KB]

2007

  • TES Level 3 (L3) Data/Plot User’s Guide, Version 1.0, JPL D-41884, December 17, 2007.
    - Full Text [PDF, 396 KB]

  • Luo, Ming, Worden, H. and the TES team, Steps of making comparisons of TES nadir retrievals to your profiles with higher vertical resolution, March 20, 2007.
    - Full Text [HTML, 7 KB]


Science Documents

2014

  • TES Data Validation Report, Version 6.0, D-33192, June 20, 2014.
    - Full Text [pdf, 7.8 MB]

2012

  • TES Data Validation Report, ?Version 5.0 JPL D-33192, April 8, 2012.
    - Full Text [PDF, 5.93 MB]

2011

  • TES Data Validation Report, Version 4.0 JPL D-33192, November 23, 2011.
    - Full Text [PDF, 7.76 MB]

2007

  • TES Validation Report, Version 3.0, Version 3.0, JPL D33192, November 5, 2007.
    - Full Text [PDF, 13.76 MB]

  • TES Data Validation Report Version 2.0 JPL D-33192, Version 2.0 JPL D-33192, January 4, 2007.
    - Full Text [PDF, 7.04 MB]

2005

  • TES Validation Report, Version 1.00, August 15, 2005.
    - Full Text [PDF, 6.07 MB]

  • TES Level 3 Algorithms, Requirements & Products, Version 2.0, JPL D-26534, April 20, 2005.
    - Full Text [PDF, 285 KB]

Pre-Launch

  • TES Level 2 Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, Version 1.99, JPL D-16474, July 7, 2004, Updated, Not Reviewed.
    - Full Text [PDF, 2.75 MB]

  • TES Level 2 Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (Appendix), Version 1.99, JPL D-16474, July 7, 2004, Updated, Not Reviewed.
    - Full Text [PDF, 1.89 MB]

  • TES Mission Planning Requirements, Version 1.0, JPL D-29096, June 2004.
    - Full Text [MS Word, 1.79 MB]

  • TES Calibration Report, Version 1.0, JPL D-26533, September 2003.
    - Full Text [MS Word, 13.45 MB]

  • TES Level 1B Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, Version 1.1, JPL D-16479, October 1999, Peer Reviewed.
    - Full Text [PDF, 2.23 MB]

  • TES Level 2 Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, Version 1.1, JPL D-16474, October 1999, Peer Reviewed.
    - Full Text [PDF, 856 KB]

  • TES Scientific Objectives & Approach, Goals & Requirements, Revision 6.0, JPL D-11294, April 14, 1999.
    - Full Text [PDF, 24.11 MB]


A complete and up-to-date list of TES documentation, including all validation reports and prior version documentation, is available at the TES Data Sets page at NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center.

Publications

List of TES publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals. These papers represent the research results using TES data.

See also collected papers on TES validation.

Presentations

Informative presentations given by the TES science, engineer and software teams. These presentations are given at meetings where TES project is introduced.

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