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GOES-12 4km Five Channel Data (netCDF) [NCAR/EOL]


This data set contains the routine and rapid scan 4-km resolution five channel data from the GOES-12 satellite over the PLOWS region. The channels are: Channel 1 (Visible), Channel 2 (near-IR), Channel 3 (water vapor), channel 4 (thermal IR), and channel 6 (12-micron IR). The data format is netCDF.

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Spatial Type raster
Frequency 15 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2009-01-13 17:15:00
End datetime 2009-04-07 14:29:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 45.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 35.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -95.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -85.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Stossmeister, G. 2011. GOES-12 4km Five Channel Data (netCDF). Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 20 Jan 2020.

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