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NESS Visual and Infrared Brightness Analyses

| DOI: 10.5065/GNBQ-SK47

This historical dataset is recommended for ancillary use only and not as a primary research dataset. It has likely been superseded by a newer, improved dataset.


This dataset contains NESS solar and infrared radiation data on global 2.5 degree latitude-longitude grids and 125-by-125 polar stereographic grids. The data is derived from data from the NOAA polar orbiting satellites.

Temporal Range:
1974-06 to 2002-08-07
Longwave Radiation
Data Types:
Data Contributors:
Satellite Services Division, Office of Satellite Data Processing and Distribution, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Gruber, A., and A.F. Krueger, 1984: The status of the NOAA outgoing longwave radiation data set Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 65, 958-962.

Total Volume:
2.93 GB (Entire dataset) Volume details by dataset product
Data Formats:
Binary (see dataset documentation)
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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