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BOREAS RSS-14 GOES-7 Level-2 Shortwave and Longwave Radiation Images

Data Set Overview

Data setBOREAS RSS-14 GOES-7 Level-2 Shortwave and Longwave Radiation Images
Release date2000-09-27
ProjectBoreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study (BOREAS)
Time period1994-02-05

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CountEarliest DateLatest DateData Usage
Downloads412008-04-072017-04-02294 total files downloaded


This data set contains images of shortwave and longwave radiation at the surface and top of the atmosphere derived from collected GOES-7 data. The data cover the time period of 05-Feb-1994 to 20-Sep-1994. The images missing from the temporal series were zero-filled to create a consistent sequence of files.

Data set documentation


Smith, E.A., and J.J. Gu. 2000. BOREAS RSS-14 GOES-7 Level-2 Shortwave and Longwave Radiation Images. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data Files

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
goes72-longwave-08jun1994.bin 860.2KB 1994-06-08
goes72-longwave-08jun1994.img 955.1KB 1994-06-08
goes72-shortwave-05feb1994-2000.bin 401.4KB 1994-02-05
goes72-shortwave-05feb1994-2000.img 489.8KB 1994-02-05

Companion Files

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Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study has 3 companion files.

  • two_d_ref.txt
  • site_ref.txt

Data set has 6 companion files.

  • RSS14_GOES7_L2.txt
  • RSS14_GOES7_L2.pdf
  • RSS14_GOES7_L2.doc
  • goes72.def