Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) Data from USGS EROS Center
Entry ID: AVHRR

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Summary
Abstract: The Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data set is comprised of data collected by the AVHRR sensor and held in the archives of the U.S. Geological Survey's EROS Data Center. Carried aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellite series, the AVHRR sensor is a broad-band, 4- or 5-channel scanning radiometer, sensing in the visible, ... View entire text
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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: U.S. Geological Survey
Dataset Title: Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
Dataset Release Date: 1980
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: Remote Sensing Image
Online Resource: http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-06-27
Quality Logical_Consistency_Report:
The AVHRR sensor was designed to view cold space and one or more
internal warm blackbodies for each scan sequence while in orbit. In
general, radiometric calibration involves exposing a radiometer to
sources of radiation that have been calibrated against primary or
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Acknowledgement of the U.S. Geological Survey would be appreciated in products derived from these data.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://eros.usgs.gov/
Dataset ID: AVHRR

Data Center Personnel
Name: EROS CENTER
Phone: 605-594-6151
Phone: 800-252-4547
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: lta at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
LTA Customer Services
U.S. Geological Survey
EROS Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Download
Distribution Size: Varies
Distribution Format: Standard
Fees: This free service is intended to satisfy low volume data requests.

Distribution Media: Download
Distribution Size: Varies
Distribution Format: GeoTIFF
Fees: This free service is intended to satisfy low volume data requests.
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 605-594-6151
Fax: 605-594-6953
Email: lta at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
Long Term Archive
USGS EROS Center
U.S. Geological Survey
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Publications/References
Kidwell, K.B., 1995, NOAA polar orbiter data user's guide: Washington, D.C., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [variously paged].
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-05-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-06-04
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