Statistics reported for each station overpass (represented by a row in the table) pertain to the differences between local and global brightness temperatures (BTs), timestamps and field of view (FOV) coordinates for the selection of channels listed in the adjacent table.
Brightness temperature difference (BTD) plots present the differences between the local and global BTs (screened for invalid BTDs).
Navigational difference plots depict the regional navigated fields of view, superimposed upon the global (screened for invalid coordinates).
The plots for each overpass are available by clicking on the corresponding "Overpass Time" entry in the table. Alternatively, view daily plots for each station (from the last week), here.
Explanation of table statistics and data displayed in plots.
Click here for the differences between data displayed in the plots and used to calculate the statistics.
 The Brightness Temperature Difference (BTD) plots display all valid BTDs, where BTDs are labelled invalid if the associated FOVs have invalid coordinates, spurious BTs or BTDs larger than 20K. However, the BTD statistics on the plots and in the table are calculated from the valid BTDs after discarding the two outer scanlines at either end of each swath.
 The navigational difference plots contain all navigational differences between local and global FOVs with valid coordinates. However, the localglobal navigational difference mean is calculated after discarding the outer scanlines as well as any entirely spurious scanlines (in which all FOVs have spurious BTs or BTDs larger than 20K).
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Click here for information on how the different statistical measures are defined and calculated.
Overpass Time  Percentage of valid BTs  No. of spurious first FOV timestamps  No. of common scanlines  Mean localglobal timestamp difference  Percentage of valid Brightness Temperature Differences (BTDs)  No. of spurious BTs  Mean/maximum/minimum/standard deviation localglobal BT difference  Mean localglobal navigational difference  No. of spurious coordinates 

Local Overpass Start time.  Percentage of all BT data which is greater than 100K during the overpass interval. 
A spurious local or global timestamp is not halfway between its adjacent scanlines’ first FOV timestamps. It could be:

Having matched the local and global scanlines, any local or global timestamp with missing data is masked. The mean localglobal timestamp difference across all FOVs is then calculated. 
The BTDs between local and global FOV BTs are calculated. BTDs are labelled ‘invalid’ if:

A local or global FOV BT is treated as spurious if the data is actually missing (the value has been set to a placeholder, 99999).  The mean BTD is calculated from the BTDs between all FOVs in the matched local and global scanlines, after discarding BTDs labelled ‘invalid’ (see Percentage of valid BTDs). The other BTD statistics are also calculated in this way. 
The mean navigational difference is calculated from the navigational differences between all FOVs in the matched local and global scanlines (with valid coordinates).
This calculation is performed after discarding any scanlines where all FOVs have spurious BTs. 
The coordinates of a FOV are deemed spurious/invalid only if the data has been corrupted (the values are not physically possible). 
Click here to see the thresholds used to generate warnings for overpasses.
Mean localglobal timestamp difference  2s 
Mean localglobal navigational difference  15000m 
Mean localglobal BT difference  2K 
Percentage valid local or global BTDs in overpass interval  50% 
How to use the table
Sort fields by clicking on the desired column heading; filter using the "search" bar.
Plots associated with each overpass can be viewed by clicking on the "Overpass Time" entries; clicking on each plot will enlarge the image.
Above the plots, there is a link to a text table of BT and BTD statistics for ALL channels for each overpass.
Overpasses which have not met the localglobal data consistency thresholds have the relevant statistic highlighted in red.
Use the dropdown menu on the far right to selectively view these overpasses.
File Name  Satellite  Station  Day  Overpass Time  Channel Number  Channel Wavelength  Percentage of valid local BTs  Percentage of valid global BTs  No. of Local scanlines  No. of Common scanlines  Mean Timestamp Difference/s  Mean Navigational Difference/m  Percentage of valid BTDs  Mean BTD  Min BTD  Max BTD  STD of BTD  No. of spurious local timestamps  No. of spurious global timestamps  No. of spurious local coordinates  No. of spurious global coordinates  No. of common spurious coordinates 

File Name  Satellite  Station  Day 