Operational Linescan System (OLS) - Descending
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ngdc.G10107

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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.

Purpose: OLS visible data record visible and near-Infrared emissions from the sun or the moon reflected off clouds and other features.

CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: ground condition
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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 DefenseDOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (comp)
Dataset Title: Operational Linescan System (OLS) - Descending
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-01-01
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: Internal use only
Use Constraints Internal use only
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EDWARD H. ERWIN
Phone: (303) 497-6133
Fax: (303) 497-6513
Email: Edward.H.Erwin at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC
E/GC2
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (303) 497-6133
Fax: (303) 497-6513
Email: Edward.H.Erwin at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC
E/GC2
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-01-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-21
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