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GOES-12 4km Channel 4 (Thermal Infrared) Satellite Imagery [NCAR/EOL]


This data set contains GOES-12 4km resolution thermal-IR (Channel 4) satellite imagery over the PLOWS region. The routine 15-minute imagery as well as any rapid scan imagery are included. The images were created by NCAR/EOL.

This data set contains imagery from the two PLOWS field phases, 12 January to 31 March 2009 and 1 October 2009 to 10 March 2010. No imagery are available for the period between the field phases.

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Spatial Type raster
Frequency 15 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2009-01-12 15:15:00
End datetime 2010-03-10 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 55.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 25.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -120.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -80.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Stossmeister, G. 2010. GOES-12 4km Channel 4 (Thermal Infrared) Satellite Imagery. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 20 Jan 2020.

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