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ORCAS Portable Remote Imaging Spectrometer (PRISM)


This dataset contains Portable Remote Imaging Spectrometer (PRISM) data for the ORCAS (O2/N2 Ratio and CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean (ORCAS) Study) project. PRISM is an imaging spectrometer that measures reflected radiance at 3nm intervals in the Visible/Near-Infrared (VNIR) spectral  range from 380-1050nm. Additional information may be found in the readme file and at

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Only one data file can be ordered at a time due to size restrictions. Files have been compressed by research flight number and vary in size from 2 to 65 GB.

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Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2016-09-13)
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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2016-01-18 00:00:00
End datetime 2016-02-29 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: -30.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -80.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -105.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -30.00

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Additional contact information


Gierach, M., et al. 2016. ORCAS Portable Remote Imaging Spectrometer. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 22 Apr 2024.

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