IJPS Companion File
Entry ID: gov.noaa.class.IJPS_COMP

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Abstract: ABSTRACT: There are two types of Initial Joint Polar-orbiting Operational Satellite (IJPS) System Companion files: 1. NOAA AIP 1a telemetry file - contains the AIP minor frame data as generated on-board the satellite for the orbit. An AIP minor frame contains packed, or commutated, instrument data and other satellite data covering a time period of 0.1 seconds. 2. IJPS Ancillary file - a tar file ... View entire text

Purpose: PURPOSE: The primary mission of IJPS is to collect and exchange polar satellite environmental data between NOAA and EUMETSAT and disseminate the data to users in support of operational meteorological and environmental forecasting and global climate monitoring.
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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: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/OSD > Office of Systems Development, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of CommerceEUMETSAT > European Meteorological Satellite Organisation
Dataset Title: IJPS Companion File
Dataset Release Date: 2004-07-20
Online Resource: http://www.class.noaa.gov/nsaa/products/search?sub_id=0&datatype_fa...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-07-20
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: none

DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: Disclaimer - While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
Use Constraints none
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Data Center
Comprehensive Large Array-data Stewardship System, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.class.noaa.gov/
Dataset ID: ______IJPS_COMP ____

Data Center Personnel
Email: info at class.noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Distribution Format: Equator crossing files (AUXI_EQXX)
Fees: FTP is free. Optical disks = $25.00, magnetic tape = $100 + service and handling
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Phone: 301-817-3882
Fax: 301-817-3902
Email: Emily.Harrod at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NSOF E/SP11 4231 Suitland Road
City: Suitland
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20746-4304
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-08-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-11-04
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