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PROVE GOES-8 IMAGES OF JORNADA EXPERIMENTAL RANGE, NEW MEXICO, 1997
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Summary:

As part of the Prototype Validation Experiment (PROVE) at the Jornada Experimental Range, GOES-8 images were collected every 30 minutes for 15 days overlapping the 10 days of the experiment (May 20-30, 1997). The images pertain to a 3- by 3-degree area centered on the transitional tower site at Jornada LTER (latitude: 32° 36' 24.6" N; longitude: -106° 52' 12.4" W).

More information and links to other PROVE sites can be found at http://www.daac.ornl.gov/PROVE/prove.html.


Data Citation:

Cite this data set as follows:

Privette, J. L. 2003. PROVE GOES-8 Images of Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico, 1997. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/664.


References:

Havstad, K. M., W. P. Kustas, A. Rango, J. C. Ritchie, and T. J. Schmugge. 2000. Jornada Experimental Range: A unique arid land location for experiments to validate satellite systems. Remote Sensing of the Environment 74(1):13-25.

Privette, J. L., G. P. Asner, J. Conel, K. F. Huemmrich, R. Olson, A. Rango, A. F. Rahman, K. Thome, and E. A. Walter-Shea. 2000. The EOS Prototype Validation Exercise (PROVE) at Jornada: Overview and lessons learned. Remote Sensing of the Environment 74(1):1-12.


Data Format:

Preview thumbnail images are available at https://daac.ornl.gov/daacdata/prove/jornada/remote_sensing/goes8/viewer/.

File Naming Convention for Binary 16-Bit Data:

ss.yyjjj.hhmm.chx,

where

ss = satellite id ("g8" for "GOES-8"),
yy = year,
jjj = Julian day,
hh = start hour of image,
mm = start minute of image, and
chx = channel number (for GOES-8, chx = 1,5).


Image Files Included:

g8.97133.1515.ch(1-5).Z Binary 16-bit data for GOES channels 1-5 in UNIX compressed format.
g8.97133.1515.ch1_map.tif Binary 8-bit data for GOES channel 1 (visible) plus geo-political and lat-lon grid overlay in TIFF format.

Document Information:

April 28, 2003

Document Review Date:

April 28, 2003