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MTSAT-2 Satellite Data (AREA format)


This data set contains data from the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) MTSAT-2 satellite during the CONvective TRansport of Active Species in the Tropics experiment (CONTRAST) field phase. Data are included from both the northern hemisphere and full disk scans. The 4km data are included for all five channels as is the 1km data from the visible channel. The data are in McIDAS AREA file format and were made available by NOAA/NESDIS.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency 30 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2014-01-14 15:00:00
End datetime 2014-03-04 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 90.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -90.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 80.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -160.00

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2014. MTSAT-2 Satellite Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 17 Sep 2021.

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