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ACE-1: Satellite: GMS-5 Digital Satellite Data (McIDAS Area Format)


This dataset contains GMS-5 Digital Satellite Data obtained by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) during ACE-1. The data consist of visible, infrared (11 micron), and water vapor (6.7 micron) hourly images in McIDAS AREA format. The image sectors are as follows: Visible (1 km res) -32S to S Pole, 118E to 176E; Infrared (4 km res): 19N to S. Pole, 158W to 79E; Water vapor (4 km res): 19N to S. Pole, 158W to 79E. No additional quality control or navigation corrections have been applied to this imagery.

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Spatial Type raster
Frequency other
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1995-10-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1995-12-21 23:59:59

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Maximum (North) Latitude: 20.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -90.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 79.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -158.00

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 1997. ACE-1: Satellite: GMS-5 Digital Satellite Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 29 May 2024.

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