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                            description:  The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords.
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            keyword:  GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL OCEAN
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                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
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                            description:  The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords.
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                description:  NCEI Accession 0178886 v1.1 was published.
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                description:  NCEI Accession 0178886 was revised and v2.2 was published.
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                  DateTime:  2018-11-21T11:20:18Z
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                code:  VIIRS
            type:  VIIRS
            description:  Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite A scanning radiometer that collects visible and infrared imagery and radiometric measurements of the land, atmosphere, cryosphere, and oceans. Additonal Information: http://www.class.ncdc.noaa.gov/saa/products/search?datatype_family=VIIRS
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                code:  NOAA-20 (JPSS-1)
            description:  Name: NOAA-20 Country(s): United States Platform Class: Sun-synchronous orbit satellite Synonyms: JPSS-1 Launched Date: 2017-11-18 Commissioned Date : 2018-05-30 Decommissioned Date : N/A Links: https://www.wmo-sat.info/oscar/satellites/view/208 https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/content/jpss-series-satellites-noaa-20-spacecraft Comments: Instruments: VIIRS (Instruments ID 218) - Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite Also known as: JPSS-1 See https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/content/jpss-series-satellites-noaa-20-spacecraft Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) is the next generation polar-orbiting operational environmental satellite system series of the USA, and NOAA-20 is the 1st flight unit of the JPSS program, re-named NOAA-20 after the launch. Submitted to ICES on 2018-11-15.
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