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

Data Set Overview

Data setBOREAS RSS-14 GOES-8 Level-1a Visible, Infrared and Water Vapor Images
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/446
Release date1999-11-16
ProjectBoreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study (BOREAS)
Time period1995-07-14 to 1996-10-03

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CountEarliest DateLatest DateData Usage
Downloads422009-05-272017-04-02680 total files downloaded

Description

The level-1a GOES-8 images cover 14-Jul-1995 to 21-Sep-1995 and 12-Feb-1996 to 03-Oct-1996. The data start out as three bands with 8-bit pixel values and end up as five bands with 10-bit pixel values. The differences between the level-1 and level-1a GOES-8 data are the formatting and packaging of the data. The images missing from the temporal series of level-1 GOES-8 images were zero-filled to create files consistent in size and format.

Data set documentation

Citation

Newcomer, J.A., and E.A. Smith. 1999. BOREAS RSS-14 GOES-8 Level-1a Visible, Infrared and Water Vapor Images. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/446

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Data Files

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
15jun96_ir2.bin 15.0MB 1996-06-15
15jun96_ir2_dg10.img 273.5KB 1996-06-15
15jun96_ir3.bin 15.0MB 1996-06-15
15jun96_ir3_dg10.img 273.5KB 1996-06-15
15jun96_ir4.bin 15.0MB 1996-06-15
15jun96_ir4_dg10.img 273.5KB 1996-06-15
15jun96_ir5.bin 15.0MB 1996-06-15
15jun96_ir5_dg10.img 273.5KB 1996-06-15
15jun96_visible.bin 177.8MB 1996-06-15
15jun96_visible_dg30.img 306.4KB 1996-06-15
24jul95_ir-dg4.img 274.0KB 1995-07-24
24jul95_ir.bin 3.1MB 1995-07-24
24jul95_vapor-dg4.img 274.0KB 1995-07-24
24jul95_vapor.bin 3.1MB 1995-07-24
24jul95_visible-dg16.img 274.0KB 1995-07-24
24jul95_visible.bin 50.3MB 1995-07-24

Companion Files

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Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study has 3 companion files.

  • two_d_ref.txt
  • site_ref.txt
  • README

Data set has 7 companion files.

  • rss14_goes8_l1a_inv.dat
  • goes81a.def
  • RSS14_GOES8_L1A.txt
  • RSS14_GOES8_L1A.doc
  • 24Jul95.txt
  • RSS14_GOES8_L1A.pdf
  • README