Daily Global Area Coverage (GAC) Images for Africa from the NOAA AVHRR Radiometers, 1982-1992, from SAI/JRC
Entry ID: SAI_JRC-AVHRR_GAC_AFRICA_LAND

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Summary
Abstract: General information about NOAA-AVHRR can be queried by interested
users in the category 'Sensor' and 'Source'. Some basic information is
given hereafter.

The Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) onboard NOAA 6,
8, 10 and TIROS-N measured in four spectral bands, while the NOAA 7, 9
and 11 are measured in 5 bands. The primary objective of the AVHRR
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: -45.0   E: 55.0   W: -30.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-01-01
Stop Date: 1992-12-31
Originating Center
Data Center
Space Applications Institute, Joint Research Center, European Union Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sdi.jrc.ec.europa.eu/inspire/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ETIENNE BARTHOLOME
Phone: +39 332 789908
Fax: +39 332 789073
Email: etienne.bartholome at jrc.it
Contact Address:
Space Applications Institute, T.P. 440
EC Joint Research Centre JRC
City: Ispra (VA)
Postal Code: 21020
Country: Italy
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +39 332 789908
Fax: +39 332 789073
Email: etienne.bartholome at jrc.it
Contact Address:
Space Applications Institute, T.P. 440
EC Joint Research Centre JRC
City: Ispra (VA)
Postal Code: 21020
Country: Italy
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Publications/References
Holben, B. N., Kaufman, Y. J. and Kendall, J. D., 1990, NOAA-11 AVHRR
visible and near-IR inflight calibration, International Journal of
Remote Sensing, 11, 1511-1519.

Kidwell, K. B., 1991., NOAA polar orbiter data user`s guide, NOAA NESDIS,
National Climate Data Center, Washington, DC.

Malingreau J-P., and Belward A. S., 1994, Recent activities in the
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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