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Meteosat-7 Atmospheric Motion Vector Data

Summary

This data set contains atmospheric motion vector data derived from Meteosat-7 visible, infrared, and water vapor data. The data covers the Indian Ocean region and includes winds from all vertical levels and over both ocean and land. The data are in a columnar ASCII format and were provided by the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS).

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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2011-10-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2012-03-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 60.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -60.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 5.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -120.00

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EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Velden, C., Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS), Space Science & Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 2012. Meteosat-7 Atmospheric Motion Vector Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/347.049. Accessed 30 Oct 2020.

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