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Lake-ICE: GOES-8 VIS, IR, and WV Satellite Data (AREA)


This dataset contains GOES-8 satellite data for the Lake-ICE/Snowband Project. The data is in compressed McIDAS area file format. The WV, IR and VIS were archived at 30 minute intervals except during the rapid scan events. Rapid Scan Data is available for Jan 10-14, 21, 23 in a companion dataset (14.22)

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Spatial Type grid
Frequency 30 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1997-12-06 00:00:00
End datetime 1998-02-02 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 55.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 37.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -104.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -73.00

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Brad Hoggatt <>

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University of Wisconsin. 2006. Lake-ICE: GOES-8 VIS, IR, and WV Satellite Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 24 Jul 2024.

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