NOAA AVHRR Data over Canada
Entry ID: CANNRCANCCRSCANAVHRR

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Summary
Abstract: The Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) flown aboard the Tiros-N
series NOAA satellites measures radiation in the visible and infrared spectrum
region. The AVHRR is a cross-track scanning system and features four or five
spectral channels: two visible and three (two on the four channel AVHRR)
infrared channels. The odd numbered satellites (NOAA-7 and -9) carried the
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Related URL
Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: 41.0   E: -52.0   W: -141.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
Dataset Title: NOAA AVHRR Data over Canada
Dataset Release Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Gov. Canada, NRCAN, ESS, Geomatics Canada, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
Online Resource: http://ceocat.ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-01-01
Access Constraints none
Use Constraints none
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Canada Centre For Mapping And Earth Observation, Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ceonet.cgdi.gc.ca/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SATELLITE ACQUISITION SERVICES - ORDER DESK
Phone: +01-613-995-4057
Fax: +01-613-992-0285
Email: orderdesk at ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
588 Booth Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0Y7
Country: Canada
Distribution
Fees: Yes.
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +01-613-947-1362
Fax: +01-613-947-2410
Email: Judy.Guenette at geocan.nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
615 Booth Street, Room 650
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E9
Country: Canada
Publications/References
Standard AVHRR CCT Image Format Specifications, CCRS Technical Document
DMD-TM-82-236.

Kidwell, Katherine, NOAA Polar Orbiter Data (TIROS-N, NOAA-6, NOAA-7,
NOAA-8, NOAA-9 and NOAA-10) Users Guide. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA, December 1986.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-07-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-03-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-08-15
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