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Lake-ICE: GOES-8 Rapid Scan Satellite Data (AREA)


This dataset contains GOES-8 satellite data for the Lake-ICE/Snowband Project during periods when rapid scan was running. The data is in compressed McIDAS area file format. Rapid Scan is available for Jan 10-14, 21, 23.

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Spatial Type grid
Frequency other
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1997-12-06 00:00:00
End datetime 1998-02-02 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 55.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 37.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -104.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -73.00

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Brad Hoggatt <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

University of Wisconsin. 2006. Lake-ICE: GOES-8 Rapid Scan Satellite Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 18 Nov 2019.

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