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POES NOAA SSU Data [NOAA/NESDIS]

Summary

The NOAA POES SSU Data set is one of several satellite data sets collected by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research/Joint Office for Science Support (UCAR/JOSS) as part of the EPIC project. Included in the data set are measurements from the Stratospheric Sounding Unit (SSU) system which is part of the TIROS Operational Vertical Sounder (TOVS) instrument suite aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellites (POES). The data cover the period from 7 September - 28 October 2001. Data are available at POES satellite overpass times. These data were acquired from the NOAA Satellite Active Archive (http://www.saa.noaa.gov) and are in level1B format.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2001-09-07 00:00:00
End datetime 2001-10-28 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 20.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -20.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -120.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -90.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Satellite and Information Service (NESDIS), NOAA. 2011. POES NOAA SSU Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/72.066. Accessed 17 Nov 2019.

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