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NmAVCS1H

Nimbus Advanced Vidicon Camera System Visible Imagery L1, HDF5, Version 1

The Nimbus Advanced Vidicon Camera System Visible Imagery L1, HDF5 (NmAVCS1H) data set consists of black-and-white images captured by the Advanced Vidicon Camera Systems onboard the Nimbus 1 (1964) and Nimbus 2 (1966) satellites. Data are provided as HDF5-formatted files. Browse images are also available.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • 2 km x 2 km
Temporal Coverage:
  • 15 May 1966 to 30 August 1966
  • 28 August 1964 to 22 September 1964
Temporal Resolution: 91 second
Parameter(s):
  • Visible Wavelengths > Visible Imagery
Platform(s) NIMBUS-1, NIMBUS-2
Sensor(s): CAMERAS
Data Format(s):
  • HDF5
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): David Gallaher, G. Garrett Campbell

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Gallaher, D. and G. Campbell. 2013. Nimbus Advanced Vidicon Camera System Visible Imagery L1, HDF5, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/NIMBUS/NmAVCS1H. [Date Accessed].
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