direct broadcast binary calibration and geolocation AMSR-E data into an AMSR-E Soil
Moisture product in HDF-EOS point (vdata) format.
This software is a modified version of the standard Soil Moisture software
used to produce the official products distributed by the NSIDC DAAC.
Very good documentation can be found at the NSIDC AE_Land Product website including
references describing the algorithm, the algorithm developers, and the data format.
This release is consistent with DAAC Version B03, and is supported on Intel Linux platforms.