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.
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.
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.
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:
wheress = satellite id ("g8" for "GOES-8"),
|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.|
April 28, 2003
April 28, 2003