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Nimbus Image Dissector Camera System Remapped Visible Imagery Daily L3, GeoTIFF

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Entry ID

NmIDCS3G

Summary

This data set (NmIDCS3G) consists of daily, global image composites constructed from Nimbus 3 Image Dissector Camera System (IDCS) imagery for the region between 60 N and 60 S. Images were acquired between 23 April, 1969 - 20 January, 1970. Data are available as GeoTIFFs and browse images.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 60°     S: -60°     E: 180°     W: -180°    

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Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Gallaher, D. and G. Campbell.
Dataset Title: Nimbus Image Dissector Camera System Remapped Visible Imagery Daily L3, GeoTIFF
Dataset Release Date: 2013-09-30
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nmidcs3g.html
Dataset DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/NIMBUS/NmIDCS3G

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1969-04-23
Stop Date: 1970-01-20

Data Resolution

Latitude Resolution: 10
Longitude Resolution: 10
Temporal Resolution: 1 day

Location Keywords

  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION EQUATORIAL

Science Keywords

  • Spectral/Engineering Visible Wavelengths Visible Imagery

Ancillary Keywords

  • Past Weather
  • Sea Ice
  • snow corer
  • Visible Imagery

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere

Platform

  • NIMBUS-3

Instrument

  • CAMERAS

Data Set Progress

complete

Originating Center

NSIDC_DAAC

Data Center

NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel

Name: NSIDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199
Fax: 1 303 492-2468
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

National Snow and Ice Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel

Name: NSIDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199
Fax: 1 303 492-2468
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Distribution

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 16 MB
Distribution Format: HDF

Personnel

NSIDC User Services
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Fax: 1 303 492-2468 x
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

David Gallaher
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

G. Garrett Campbell
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Related URL

VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Nimbus Data Rescue Project

Reference

Gallaher, D., G. G. Campbell, and W. N. Meier. In Press. Anomalous Variability in Antarctic Sea Ice Extents During the 1960's with the Use of Nimbus Satellite Data. Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing.

Meier, W. N., D. Gallaher, and G. G. Campbell. New Estimates of Arctic and Antarctic Sea Ice Extent During September 1964 from Recovered Nimbus I Satellite Imagery. The Cryosphere Discuss.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2013-09-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-11-12

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