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The NOAA POES ATOVS HIRS/3 Data is one of several satellite data sets collected by the National Center for Atmospheric Reserach/Earth Observation Laboratory (NCAR/EOL) as part of the North American Monsoon Experiment (NAME) project. Included in the data set are Advanced TIROS Operational Vertical Sounder (ATOVS) High Resolution Infrared Radiation Sounder Version 3 (HIRS/3) aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellites (POES). The data cover the period from 1 June to 30 September 2004 and include data from the NOAA-15, NOAA-16 and NOAA-17 satellites.

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Spatial Type point
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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2004-06-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2004-09-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

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Maximum (North) Latitude: 35.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 20.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -115.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -105.00

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Comprehensive Large Array-data Stewardship System (CLASS), NOAA <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Comprehensive Large Array-data Stewardship System (CLASS), NOAA. 2011. POES/NOAA HIRS Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 05 Oct 2022.

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