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University of Miami TIROS-N/NOAA AVHRR Level 1b

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Abstract: The primary objective of the AVHRR instrument is to provide cloud top
and sea surface temperatures through passively measured visible, near
infrared and infrared spectral radiation bands. NOAA-6 and 8 AVHRR
sensors measured in 4 spectral bands, while the NOAA 7 and 9 AVHRR
instruments measured in 5 spectral bands.

Full Resolution Level 1b Data:

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 67.0   S: -60.0   E: 20.0   W: -100.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-11-03
Stop Date: 1987-12-06
Originating Center
Data Center
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: NOAA/TirosN Level 1b AVHRR

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 305-361-4033
Fax: 305-361-4622
Email: joanie at
Email: jsplain at
Contact Address:
4600 Rickenbacker Cswy.
University of Miami
City: Miami
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33149-1098
Country: USA
Phone: (305) 361-4000
Fax: (305) 261-4711
Email: obrown at
Contact Address:
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
4600 Rickenbacker Cswy.
City: Miami
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33149-1098
Country: USA
Data Extraction and Calibration of TIROS-N/NOAA Radiometers.
NOAA Technical Memorandum, NESS 107.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1996-09-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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