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DMSP and NOAA Satellite Imagary of the Kuwait Oil Fires
Entry ID: KUDA_SAT_IMAGES


Summary
Abstract: Satellite data were taken of the Kuwait oil fires during and after the
Persian Gulf War in 1991. Over 600 oil wells, storage tanks, and
refineries were ignited by the Iraqi army as they fled Kuwait in
February 1991. The fires produced large smoke plumes which had a
significant environmental effect on the Persian Gulf region. Polar
orbiting satellites, operated by the DoD Defense Meteorological
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.0   S: 12.0   E: 60.0   W: 38.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-01-01
Stop Date: 1991-12-31
Data Center
Earth Observing Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://www.eol.ucar.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JULIE HAGGERTY
Phone: 303-497-1090
Email: haggerty at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
National Center for Atmospheric Research
ATD/RAF
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 303-497-1090
Email: haggerty at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
National Center for Atmospheric Research
ATD/RAF
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1970-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-17


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