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Record Search Query: [Sensor_Name: Short_Name='TOVS']

VISTAS TOVS Pathfinder Large Dataset Browser
Entry ID: 01-vistas-01

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Summary
Abstract: The purpose of VISTAS is to provide users who have gained access to
TOVS Pathfinder data the ability to easily and quickly browse these
large datasets without having to write their own data-handling
programs. For example: In the case of one processing methodology, Path
A, 45 daily parameters (each of which include means, standard
deviations and counts) from the TOVS dataset are being gridded and
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Service Citation
Originators: NASA/JPL
Title: VISTAS TIROS Operation Vertical Sounder (TOVS) Data Management Tool
Provider: Goddard Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC)
Edition: 1.1
URL: http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/guides/GSFC/guide/tovs_dataset.gd.shtml
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition

Access Constraints TOVS data aquisition required pre-registration
Use Constraints VISTAS runs only on a Sun Sparc Station using Sun Operating Systems
(OS) 4.1.x and Silicon Graphics Workstations using IRIX 5.1.x. Both
operating systems also need X-Window Version 11 Revison 5. Minimum
recommended memory is 32 MB. Disk space requirement will depend on
the amount of data you wish to process locally. In order to obtain
TOVS data, you need to be either connected to the or have an 8mm tape
drive. There is also a possibility that TOVS Browse products will be
distributed via CD-ROM.
Ancillary Keywords
Total Effective Cloud Fraction
Solar Zenith Elevation
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Service Provider
NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/GESDISC > Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (formerly Goddard DAAC), Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at lists.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: FTP
Distribution_Size: 32 MB
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date:
SERF Last Revision Date: 2008-05-30
Future SERF Review Date: 2002-03-20
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