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Nimbus Data Rescue Project

Data Sets

The table below lists the Nimbus Data Rescue Project data sets that are available from NSIDC. Use the links to view documentation and options for obtaining the data.

Data Sets

Coverage

Satellite

Parameters

Spatial Temporal

Global

28 August – 22 September, 1964
15 May – 30 August, 1966

Nimbus 1
Nimbus 2

Visible Imagery

Global

23 April, 1969 – 21 January, 1970

Nimbus 3

Visible Imagery

Global

29 August – 22 September, 1964
16 May – 15 November, 1966
23 April – 30 November, 1969

Nimbus 1
Nimbus 2
Nimbus 3

Brightness Temperature

Global

31 August – 22 September, 1964
15 May – 2 September, 1966

Nimbus 1
Nimbus 2

Visible Imagery

60° N – 60° S

31 August – 22 September, 1964
15 May – 2 September, 1966

Nimbus 1
Nimbus 2

Visible Imagery

Global

23 April, 1969 – 20 January, 1970

Nimbus 3

Visible Imagery

60° N – 60° S

23 April, 1969 – 20 January, 1970

Nimbus 3

Visible Imagery

Global

29 August – 21 September, 1964
16 May – 14 November, 1966
17 April – 30 November, 1969

Nimbus 1
Nimbus 2
Nimbus 3

Brightness Temperature

60° N – 60° S

29 August – 21 September, 1964
16 May – 14 November, 1966
17 April – 30 November, 1969

Nimbus 1
Nimbus 2
Nimbus 3

Brightness Temperature

90° N – 50° N
90° S – 50° S

29 August – 21 September, 1964
16 May – 14 November, 1966
17 April, 1969 – 16 January, 1970

Nimbus 1
Nimbus 2
Nimbus 3

Ice Edge