Data Set ID: 
NmTHIRmtg-1T

Nimbus Temperature-Humidity Infrared Radiometer Global Montage Grayscale L1, TIFF, Version 1

This data set consists of daily, global grayscale TIFF images measured in the 6.7 µm window (6.5 µm - 7.0 µm) and the 11.5 µm window (10.5 µm - 12.5 µm) by the Temperature-Humidity Infrared Radiometer (THIR) on board the Nimbus 7 satellite. Each data granule is a daytime or nighttime global composite of all the swaths in a day. Note: This data set is not georeferenced and there are some gaps in the temporal coverage because of missing data.

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Initial data release

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Parameter(s):
  • INFRARED WAVELENGTHS > INFRARED IMAGERY
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS > WATER VAPOR
Data Format(s):
  • TIFF
Spatial Coverage:
N: 90, 
S: -90, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):Nimbus-7
Spatial Resolution:
  • 5 km x 5 km
Sensor(s):THIR
Temporal Coverage:
  • 30 October 1978 to 18 May 1984
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution1 dayMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Gallaher, D. and G. Campbell.

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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. 2020. Nimbus Temperature-Humidity Infrared Radiometer Global Montage Grayscale L1, TIFF, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/CSPBASWAQJ0Z. [Date Accessed].

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