Nimbus Image Dissector Camera System Visible Imagery L1, HDF5, Version 1 (NmIDCS1H)
Data set:
NmIDCS1H
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Overview

The Nimbus Image Dissector Camera System Visible Imagery L1, HDF5 (NmIDCS1H) data set consists of black-and-white images captured by the Image Dissector Camera Systems (IDCSs) onboard the Nimbus 3 and Nimbus 4 satellites. Data are provided as HDF5-formatted files. Browse images are also available.
Data Contributor(s):
  • David
    Gallaher
  • G. Garrett
    Campbell
Parameter(s):
VISIBLE IMAGERY
Platform(s):
Nimbus-3, Nimbus-4
Sensor(s):
CAMERAS, IDCS Nimbus-3, IDCS Nimbus-4
Data Format(s):
HDF
Temporal Coverage:
23 April 1969 to 21 January 1970 , 30 April 1970 to 8 April 1971
Temporal Resolution:
210 second
Spatial Resolution:
2 km
2 km
Spatial Coverage:
N:
90
S:
-90
E:
180
W:
-180

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