MTSAT-2 Satellite Data (AREA format)

This data set contains data from the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) MTSAT-2 satellite during the CONvective TRansport of Active Species in the Tropics experiment (CONTRAST) field phase. Data are included from both the northern hemisphere and full disk scans. The 4km data are included for all five channels as is the 1km data from the visible channel. The data are in McIDAS AREA file format and were made available by NOAA/NESDIS.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2014-01-14T15:00:00Z
    End:  2014-03-04T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2014-01-14T15:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2014-03-04T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 90.00000
Bounding Box South Lat -90.00000
Bounding Box West Long 80.00000
Bounding Box East Long -160.00000
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : CONTRAST_MTSAT_README.txt

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format N/A
Standardized Resource Format UNDEFINED FORMAT
Asset Size 235861 MB
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Software Implementation Language N/A

Resource Support Name EOL Data Support
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Resource Support Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Distributor UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Metadata Contact Name EOL Data Support
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Author National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS), NOAA
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2014-04-15T14:09:15
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 383.007
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2022-05-03T22:42:33Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::383.007
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS), NOAA. (2014). MTSAT-2 Satellite Data (AREA format). 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 07 December 2023.

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