Arctic Water Vapor Channel Satellite Composite Imagery
This dataset contains water vapor (~6.7 microns) Arctic satellite composite imagery. The Arctic composites are made every three hours (synoptic hour) creating a total of eight images per day. Most input satellite observations included in the composite were procured within 15 minutes of the top of the synoptic hour. No image is more than +/- 50 minutes from the top of the synoptic hour. Geostationary and Polar orbiting satellites used to generate the composite can include: Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) -East and -West, METEOSAT, Meteorological Satellites (MTSAT), FY-2, Kalpana-1, and Terra/Aqua.
- download: NSF Arctic Data Center
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Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
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Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 180.00
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- author: Matthew A. Lazzara <email@example.com>
- principalInvestigator: Matthew A. Lazzara <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- principalInvestigator: Shelley Knuth
CitationExample citation following ESIP guidelines:
Lazzara, M. 2012. Arctic Water Vapor Channel Satellite Composite Imagery. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6BK19G8. Accessed 02 Jul 2020.
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