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DMSP OLS - Operational Linescan System
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ngdc.stp.dmsp.G01119

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Summary
Abstract: Visible and infrared imagery from DMSP Operational Linescan System (OLS) instruments are used to monitor the global distribution of clouds and cloud top temperatures twice each day. The archive data set consists of low resolution global and high resolution regional, imagery recorded along a 3,000 km scan, satellite ephemeris and solar and lunar information. Infrared pixel values correspond to a ... View entire text

Purpose: Earth and Near-Earth Environment Research
Related URL
Description: Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. Home page for DMSP archive, research and products

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: DOD/USAF/AFWA > Air Force Weather Agency, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Department of Defense
Dataset Title: DMSP OLS - Operational Linescan System
Dataset Release Date: 1992-01-01
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1975-04-01
Access Constraints Access Constraints: No Constraints
Use Constraints Use Constraints: None
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://ncei.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: DMSP DATA MANAGER DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI
Phone: 303.497.3053
Fax: (303) 497-6513
Email: ngdc.dmsp at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC E/GC2 325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305
Country: USA
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Distribution
Fees: $18.00 plus handling and possible shipping charge for all non-US orders
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 303.497.3053
Fax: (303) 497-6513
Email: ngdc.dmsp at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC E/GC2 325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-11-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27
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