Associated_Platforms


Definition
Specific platform (source) names associated with the instrument being described. This field may prove useful to associate instruments with the satellite/aircraft platform (source) on which these instruments/sensors are deployed.
 
Syntax

<Associated_Platforms>
<Short_Name>platform short name keyword</Short_Name>
</Associated_Platforms>


* <Short_Name>: 1 to 31 characters from the printable UTF-8 character set.

 
Usage
 
Example

[If the instrument being described is MODIS, which flies on both Aqua and Terra, the two “associated” platforms would be described as indicated here.]


<Associated_Platforms>
<Short_Name>Aqua</Short_Name>
<Short_Name>Terra</Short_Name>
</Associated_Platforms>

 

This document should be cited as:
Ancillary Description Writer's Guide, 2014.
Global Change Master Directory.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
[http://gcmd.nasa.gov/add/ancillaryguide/].

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