Antarctic Composite Infrared Images
Entry ID: SSEC-AMRC-ANT-COMP

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Summary
Abstract: The Antarctic composite satellite image is a mosaic of geostationary and polar orbiting satellite data in the infrared window channel (approximately 11.0 microns) centered over the South Pole and covering much of the Southern Hemisphere. The Antarctic Meteorological Research Center (AMRC) has built these composites every three hours (0, 3, 6, etc. Universal Time Coordinated (UTC)) since 30 October ... View entire text
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Description: Access Antarctic Composite Images.

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -40.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-10-30
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 10 km
Longitude Resolution: 10 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None - the only request is that the Antarctic Meteorological Research Center
(AMRC), Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) at the University of
Wisconsin-Madison be given credit as the source of the data.
Data Center
Antarctic Meteorological Research Center, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://amrc.ssec.wisc.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MATTHEW A. LAZZARA
Phone: (608) 262-0436
Fax: (608) 263-6738
Email: amrc at ssec.wisc.edu
Email: mattl at ssec.wisc.edu
Contact Address:
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Antarctic Meteorological Research Center
Space Science and Engineering Center
901 Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Science Building
1225 West Dayton Street
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53706
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: Various
Distribution Format: McIDAS AREA, netCDF, ASCII or binary "flat" files
Fees: Free

Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Size: Various
Distribution Format: McIDAS AREA, netCDF, ASCII or binary "flat" files
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (608) 262-0436
Fax: (608) 263-6738
Email: amrc at ssec.wisc.edu
Email: mattl at ssec.wisc.edu
Contact Address:
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Antarctic Meteorological Research Center
Space Science and Engineering Center
901 Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Science Building
1225 West Dayton Street
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53706
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-10-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-05-31
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