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Characteristics, of TIROS, GOES, DMSP and LANDSAT SystemsThe characteristics of the TIROS, GOES, DMSP and LANDSAT systems of satellites are described. The data listed for each system are altitude of orbit, inclination/position, orbit type, orbits per day, expected operational lifetime and the sensor systems. The sensor systems are described as to wavelength of each channel, resolution, field of view and other pertinent information. Data information such as availability rate, collection method, primary use/application and how to obtain additional information is also given.
Document ID
19810020968
Document Type
Contractor Report (CR)
Authors
Gray, T. I., Jr. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Houston, TX, United States)
Mccrary, D. G. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Houston, TX, United States)
Armstrong, T. A. (Lockheed Engineering and Management Services Co., Inc., Houston Tex., United States)
Date Acquired
September 4, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 1981
Subject Category
EARTH RESOURCES AND REMOTE SENSING
Report/Patent Number
EW-N1-04075
NASA-CR-160979
JSC-17131
E81-10192
Funding Number(s)
PROJECT: PROJ. AGRISTARS
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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