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Visible Cloud Threshold Data Set from the NOAA TIROS/N SatelliteSeries
Entry ID: OSDPD0025

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Abstract: The data set consists of bidirectional reflectance values derived from
radiance measurements from one of the visible channels of AVHRR and
channel 20 of the HIRS/2 instrument for a cloud-free atmosphere over
ocean. They are stored in the data set as functions of the solar
zenith angle, satellite zenith angle, and the relative azimuth angle.

The data set consists of 19 logical records, each being ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-01-01
Originating Center
Data Center
Office of Satellite Data Processing and Distribution, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-457-5120
Email: John.Sapper at
Contact Address:
E/SP, RM 1069, FB45200 Auth Road
City: Suitland
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20746
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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