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ORCAS: DMSP OLS Visible and Infrared Data

Summary

This data set contains the 2.5 km resolution visible and infrared channel data from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Operational Linescan System (OLS) instrument on the F-17, F-18, and F-19 satellites during the ORCAS (The O2/N2 Ratio and CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean Study) Project. The *_ucar files are of most use for ORCAS. These data are daily tar files that contain data files in the Terrascan Data Format (TDF).

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Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2016-03-11)
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Spatial Type grid
Frequency no set schedule
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2015-11-11 00:00:00
End datetime 2016-03-01 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: -40.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -77.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -100.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -42.00

Primary point of contact information

Greg Stossmeister <gstoss@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

United States Antarctic Program - USAP. 2016. ORCAS: DMSP OLS Visible and Infrared Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/W44E-2QKZ-T0D. Accessed 28 May 2022.

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