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Dataset

 
Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2007-10-16
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

The DMC constellation of small satellites provided several images to support the 2006 Network for Calibration and Validation of EO data (NCAVEO) 2006 Field Experiment. DMC is a unique sensor because of its combination of wide swath and high spatial resolution. The data was acquired from UK-DMC at 09:42:53 GMT on the 17th June and consists of three multispectral bands (green, red, near infra-red) with a nominal ground resolution of 32 m. The study area forms a very small part of the whole DMC image, which has a swath width of over 640 km. Other DMC data were obtained from satellites in the constellation operated by Algeria and Nigeria. The NigeriaSat-1 and UKDMC images were taken around the time of the campaign and the AlSAT image a month later. These files have not been geometrically referenced and vary in quality and amount of cloud cover.

Citable as:  Network for Calibration and Validation of EO data (2007): NCAVEO: UK-DMC optical imaging satellite data. NERC Earth Observation Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/86e6a1554abe156e982a9a0fc41c4b41
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: NCAVEO, DMC, OPTICAL

Details

Previous Info:
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Previously used record identifiers:
http://badc.nerc.ac.uk/view/neodc.nerc.ac.uk__ATOM__dep_11925749679425246
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Data lineage:

These data were provided to NEODC by university of Southampton, who carried out work to convert formats to NASA-Ames, and write metadata documents. The metadata documents describing the processing are archived alongside the data as PDF files.

Data Quality:
Mostly unknown, but some quality statements are provided in metadata files archived alongside the data.
File Format:
Data is in TIF format.

Process overview

This dataset was generated by a combination of instruments deployed on platforms and computations as detailed below.

Instrument/Platform pairings

UK-DMC optical imaging payload Deployed on: UK-DMC

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 Mobile Platform Operation for: UK-DMC

Computation Element: 1

Title DETAILS NEEDED - COMPUTATION CREATED FOR SATELLITE COMPOSITE. deployed on UK-DMC
Abstract This computation involved: DETAILS NEEDED - COMPUTATION CREATED FOR SATELLITE COMPOSITE. deployed on UK-DMC. UK-DMC is a satellite of the standard Disaster Monitoring Constellation (DMC) design, with added research and development payloads. The microsatellite was launched on 27th September 2003.
Input Description None
Output Description None
Software Reference None
Output Description None

No variables found.

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2006-06-16T23:00:00
End time:
2006-06-16T23:00:00
Geographic Extent

 
51.2026°
 
-1.4718°
 
-1.3859°
 
51.1217°