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MTSAT-2 Rapid-Scan Atmospheric Motion Vector Data



This data set contains atmospheric motion vector (AMV) data derived from the MTSAT-2 satellite rapid scan (4 or 15 minute) data over the T-PARC region. AMVs were derived from the infrared, shortwave infrared and visible channels. Quality control information is also included. Data are only available during periods of MTSAT-2 rapid scan data collection (10-13, 17-18 and 27-28 September 2008). These data were developed by CIMSS and are in a columnar ASCII format.

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Spatial Type raster
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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-09-10 01:01:00
End datetime 2008-09-28 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 65.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 0.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 80.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 180.00

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Velden, C. 2010. MTSAT-2 Rapid-Scan Atmospheric Motion Vector Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 18 May 2022.

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