Nimbus-2 Medium-Resolution Infrared Radiometer (MRIR) Imagery of the Earth and Atmosphere at Daytime on 4 x 5 inch Film Sheets (MRIRN2IM) at GES DISC
Entry ID: GES_DISC_MRIRN2IM_V001

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Summary
Abstract: The MRIRN2IM data product consists of 4 x 5 inch photographic film sheets from the Nimbus-2 Medium Resolution Infrared Radiometer. Each film sheet contains an entire orbit (daylight portion) of data measured at five wavelength bands: 6.4-6.9, 10-11, 14-16, 5-30, and 0.2-4.0 micrometers. There are also associated latitude grids, time, and gray scales representing different temperatures. The images ... View entire text

Purpose: These images can be used to supplement the radiance data files from the MRIRN2L2 data product.
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Description: Download Nimbus-2 MRIR imagery of 4" x 5" film sheets.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
Dataset Title: Nimbus-2 Medium-Resolution Infrared Radiometer (MRIR) Imagery of the Earth and Atmosphere at Daytime on 4 x 5 inch Film Sheets
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD, USA
Dataset Publisher: Goddard Earth Science Data and Information Services (GES DISC)
Version: 001
Data Presentation Form: Digital Science Data
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1966-05-15
Stop Date: 1966-07-28
Data Resolution
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
Temporal Resolution: Approx 1 hour (daytime orbit)
Platform
NIMBUS-2 Ancillary Description
Use Constraints Please cite the dataset originator if you use this data.
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (formerly Goddard DAAC), Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: MRIRN2IM

Data Center Personnel
Name: GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at lists.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (FTP)
Distribution Size: approx. 650 MB per TAR file containing 2.5 MB images
Distribution Format: TAR containing JPEG 2000 images
Fees: No Fee
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5121
Email: James.Johnson at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 610.2
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Publications/References
GSFC (1966), Nimbus II Users' Guide
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-07-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-27
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