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NmAVCS3G

Nimbus Advanced Vidicon Camera System Remapped Visible Imagery Daily L3, GeoTIFF, Version 1

This data set (NmAVCS3G) consists of daily image composites constructed from Nimbus 1 (1964) and Nimbus 2 (1966) Advanced Vidicon Camera System (AVCS) imagery for the region between 60 N and 60 S. Data are provided as GeoTIFFs. For the HDF5 formatted version of these data, see Nimbus Advanced Vidicon Camera System Remapped Visible Imagery Daily L3, HDF5.

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Parameter(s):
  • VISIBLE WAVELENGTHS > VISIBLE IMAGERY
Data Format(s):
  • GeoTIFF
Spatial Coverage:
N: 60, 
S: -60, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):Nimbus-1, Nimbus-2
Spatial Resolution:
  • 5 km x 5 km
  • 10 km x 10 km
Sensor(s):AVCS Nimbus-1, AVCS Nimbus-2, CAMERAS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 22 August 1966 to 3 September 1966
  • 15 May 1966 to 20 August 1966
  • 31 August 1964 to 22 September 1964
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution1 dayMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):David Gallaher, G. Garrett 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. 2013. Nimbus Advanced Vidicon Camera System Remapped Visible Imagery Daily L3, GeoTIFF, 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/NIMBUS/NmAVCS3G. [Date Accessed].

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