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NASA's Use Of McIDAS Technology: A Data Systems Tool For Meteorological Research And Applications
Author(s): H.Michael Goodman; Paul J. Meyer
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Paper Abstract

The Earth Science and Applications Division of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center has been chartered to conduct research, and to develop and use space technology to gain a basic understanding of the earth processes with emphasis on atmospheric processes. An integral part of the research and development efforts has been the Man computer Interactive Data Access System (McIDAS). The McIDAS computer system has permitted integration of data from satellites, aircraft remote sensors, ground based meteorological data sources, and modeled atmospheric radiances. The result has been an increase in knowledge of mesoscale atmospheric processes and has enabled researchers to recommend improvements and suggestions for planned future remote sensing instruments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 January 1987
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0846, Digital Image Processing and Visual Communications Technologies in Meteorology, (25 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.942664
Show Author Affiliations
H.Michael Goodman, University of Alabama (United States)
Paul J. Meyer, NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0846:
Digital Image Processing and Visual Communications Technologies in Meteorology
Paul Janota, Editor(s)

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