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NmHRIR3G

Nimbus High Resolution Infrared Radiometer Remapped Digital Data Daily L3, GeoTIFF, Version 1

This data set (NmHRIR3G) consists of daily composites constructed from Nimbus 1, Nimbus 2, and Nimbus 3 satellites High Resolution Infrared Radiometer (HRIR) data for the region between 60 N and 60 S. Measurements were obtained during 1964, 1966, and 1969. Data are available as GeoTIFFs and browse images. For the HDF5 formatted version of these data, see the Nimbus High Resolution Infrared Radiometer Remapped Digital Data Daily L3, HDF5 data set.

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Parameter(s):
  • INFRARED WAVELENGTHS > BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE
Data Format(s):
  • GeoTIFF
Spatial Coverage:
N: 60, 
S: -60, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):Nimbus-1, Nimbus-2, Nimbus-3
Spatial Resolution:
  • 20 km x 20 km
Sensor(s):HRIR
Temporal Coverage:
  • 29 August 1964 to 21 September 1964
  • 16 May 1966 to 14 November 1966
  • 17 April 1969 to 30 November 1969
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 High Resolution Infrared Radiometer Remapped Digital Data 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/NIMHRIR3G. [Date Accessed].

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