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AVHRR Imagery

Summary

Two NOAA polar orbiting satellites carried the AVHRR sensor during VORTEX. AVHRR has five spectral channels in the visible, near-infrared and infrared. Data consists of 1 km resolution HRPT or LAC and 4 km resolution GAC imagery over a 1600 km swath. Up to 4 overpasses of the VORTEX region occur daily.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1994-04-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1994-06-15 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 38.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 32.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -102.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -95.00

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EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>