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Overshooting Tops Product MTSAT Rapid Scan in SPDB



This dataset contains the overshooting tops product from the High Altitude Ice Crystals - High Ice Water Content (HAIC-HIWC) project that took place in Darwin, Australia. This data product is derived from the MTSAT satellite Rapid Scan data using the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Research Applications Laboratory's (RAL) TITAN data system and is in Symbolic Product database (SPDB) format. SPDB stores its data in day files, with two files per day, one which contains the data chunks and one which contains the index of the data chunks. The files are named:
yyyymmdd.indx (index file) (data file).
The files are grouped into one .tar file.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2014-06-16)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2014-01-15 00:00:00
End datetime 2014-03-12 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 0.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -20.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 110.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 160.00

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Research Applications Laboratory (RAL); NCAR. 2014. Overshooting Tops Product MTSAT Rapid Scan in SPDB. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 19 Jun 2024.

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