GOES-10 NOAA/NESDIS Experimental Low Cloud Base Imagery

The GOES-10 NOAA/NESDIS Experimental Low Cloud Base Imagery (GIF) is one of several satellite products collected as part of the Dynamics and Chemistry of Marine Stratocumulus Phase-II: Entrainment Studies (DYCOMS-II) project field catalog operated by the National Center For Atmospheric Research/Earth Observing Laboratory (NCAR/EOL: http://catalog.eol.ucar.edu/dycoms). The experimental Low Cloud Base product helps to identify ceilings <1000 ft for aviation users. Images from two GOES IR channels are combined to create a product for the detection of fog and low stratus clouds at night. The products cover the period from 3-31 July 2001 and cover the DYCOMS-II region and the South West United States (30-42 N and 105-127 W). The products are typically available hourly during the night (04-12 UTC). The procucts were acquired from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) Office of Research and Applications. All images are in gif format.

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  • Begin:  2001-07-03T00:00:00Z
    End:  2001-07-31T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2001-07-03T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2001-07-31T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 42.00000
Bounding Box South Lat 30.00000
Bounding Box West Long -127.00000
Bounding Box East Long -105.00000
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Resource Support Name EOL Data Support
Resource Support Email datahelp@eol.ucar.edu
Resource Support Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Distributor UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Metadata Contact Name EOL Data Support
Metadata Contact Email datahelp@eol.ucar.edu
Metadata Contact Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory

Author Gary Ellrod
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2008-05-16T15:40:18
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.26023/82KX-PQJR-PM0C
Alternate Identifier 68.044
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2023-03-23T22:27:01Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::68.044
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation Gary Ellrod. (2008). GOES-10 NOAA/NESDIS Experimental Low Cloud Base Imagery. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/82KX-PQJR-PM0C. Accessed 27 May 2023.

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