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BOREAS RSS-14 GOES-8 Level-1 Visible, Infrared and Water Vapor Images

Data Set Overview

Data setBOREAS RSS-14 GOES-8 Level-1 Visible, Infrared and Water Vapor Images
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/445
Release date1999-11-16
ProjectBoreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study
Time Period1995-07-14 to 1996-10-03

Description

The level-1 BOREAS GOES-8 images are raw data values collected by RSS-14 personnel at FSU and delivered to BORIS. The data cover 14-Jul-1995 to 21-Sep-1995 and 01-Jan-1996 to 03-Oct- 1996. The data start out containing three 8-bit spectral bands and end up containing five 10-bit spectral bands.

Documentation

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Citation

Cooper, H.J., and E.A. Smith. 1999. BOREAS RSS-14 GOES-8 Level-1 Visible, Infrared and Water Vapor Images. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/445
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Project

Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study: The Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study was a large-scale international interdisciplinary experiment in the boreal forests of central Canada. Its focus was improving our understanding of the exchanges of radiative energy, sensible heat, water, CO2 and trace gases between the boreal forest and the lower atmosphere. A primary objective of BOREAS was to collect the data needed to improve computer simulation models of the important processes controlling these exchanges so that scientists can anticipate the effects of global change, principally altered temperature and precipitation patterns, on the biome.

Project data set list for Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study.

Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study has 3 available companion files.
  • two_d_ref.txt
  • site_ref.txt
  • README

Companion Files

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  • RSS14_GOES8_L1.doc
  • goes81.def
  • rss14_goes8_l1_inv.dat
  • RSS14_GOES8_L1.txt
  • RSS14_GOES8_L1.pdf
  • README

Data Files

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
14Jul95_IR3.bin 73.7 KB 1995-07-14
14Jul95_IR4.bin 73.7 KB 1995-07-14
14Jul95_visible.bin 1.1 MB 1995-07-14

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