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GOES-7 Visible R/V Discoverer Floater Sector Imagery



GOES-7 Visible (VIS) imagery collected during the ACE-1 transect period via McIDAS-X, then converted to GIF image format. These images consist of a 2000 x 2000 km sector, 2-km resolution every hour (daylight hours) which followed the transect of the R/V Discoverer from Seattle to Hobart, Tasmania. Digital McIDAS Area format data files were collected hourly at OFPS from which these GIF images were created.

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Spatial Type raster
Frequency hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1995-10-13 00:00:00
End datetime 1995-11-06 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: 150.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -65.00

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National Severe Storms Forecast Center. 1996. GOES-7 Visible R/V Discoverer Floater Sector Imagery. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 02 Dec 2021.

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