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Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP)
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ngdc.stp.dmsp.G10021

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Summary
Abstract: The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellites collect visible and infrared cloud imagery as well as monitoring the atmospheric, oceanographic, hydrologic, cryospheric and near-Earth space environments. The DMSP program maintains a constellation of sun-synchronous, near-polar orbiting satellites. The orbital period is 101 minutes and inclination is 99 degrees. The atmospheric and ... View entire text

Purpose: Earth and Near-Earth Environment Research
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP)
Dataset Release Date: 1992-01-01
Version: First
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1975-04-01
Access Constraints Access Constraints: US Air Force
Use Constraints Use Constraints: None
Ancillary Keywords
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://ncei.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: DMSP DATA MANAGER DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI
Phone: 303.497.3053
Fax: (303) 497-6513
Email: ngdc.dmsp at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC E/GC2 325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: Free download
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 303.497.3053
Fax: (303) 497-6513
Email: ngdc.dmsp at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC E/GC2 325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-11-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-05-22


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