Coastal Zone Color Scanner (CZCS) Level 1
Entry ID: NIMBUS.CZCS1

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Summary
Abstract: The purpose of the CZCS on Nimbus-7 was to obtain a better
understanding of the temporal and spatial distribution of
phytoplankton biomass and primary production, and a better
understanding of the processes regulating the growth of phytoplankton
and of the processes influencing the ultimate fate of this organically
fixed carbon. Satellite observations of ocean color were necessary to
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Description: See 'CZCS Level 1 Product CCT Format Specifications'
in the NIMBUS Document Library
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: -10.0   E: 75.0   W: -60.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-11-02
Stop Date: 1986-06-22
Platform
NIMBUS-7 Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Earthnet Online, European Space Agency Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://earth.esa.int

Data Center Personnel
Name: EARTH OBSERVATION HELP DESK
Phone: +39 06 94180777
Fax: +39 06 94180292
Email: eohelp at esa.int
Contact Address:
ESA/ESRIN
Via G. Galilei
City: Frascati
Postal Code: 00044
Country: Italy
Distribution
Distribution Media: 6250 bpi CCT

Distribution Media: Exabyte 8200
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +39 06 94180777
Fax: +39 06 94180292
Email: eohelp at esa.int
Contact Address:
ESA/ESRIN
Via G. Galilei
City: Frascati
Postal Code: 00044
Country: Italy
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-05-05
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