ACE-1: Satellite Antarctic IR Composite Images (GIF)
Composite Infrared (IR) imagery of the Antarctic Region collected during the ACE-1 period via McIDAS-X and converted to GIF image format. These images consist of polar stereographic projection of the South Pole, 20 km resolution, collected every 3 hours. This imagery contains infrared data composited from all available satellites (GOES and POES) during a 3-hourly interval, produced by the University of Wisconsin's Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC). Digital McIDAS Area format files (10 km resolution) were collected every 3 hours at OFPS from the SSEC from which these GIF images were created.
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|Begin datetime||1995-10-09 00:00:00|
|End datetime||1995-12-14 23:59:59|
Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 180.00
Additional contact information
- originator: University of Wisconsin
CitationExample citation following ESIP guidelines:
University of Wisconsin. 1996. ACE-1: Satellite Antarctic IR Composite Images. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/4.815. Accessed 23 Sep 2019.
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