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GOES Atmospheric Motion Vector Data



This data set contains the Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV) data for the duration of the 2015 hurricanes Joaquin (Atlantic basin) and Patricia (Eastern Pacific basin). Data are included for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) GOES-13 (for both storms) and GOES-15 (for Patricia only). The data for Joaquin are available from 2315 UTC on 27 September to 2215 UTC 8 October 2015. The data for Patricia are available from 1200 UTC 20 October to 2215 UTC 24 October 2015. These data were provided by The Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and are in a columnar ASCII format.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2016-01-28)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2015-09-27 22:15:00
End datetime 2015-10-24 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 60.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 0.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -20.00

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Velden, C. 2016. GOES Atmospheric Motion Vector Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 28 May 2024.

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