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Nimbus Temperature-Humidity Infrared Radiometer 6.7 µm Grayscale Swath Data L1, TIFF V001

This data set consists of daily, global grayscale TIFF images derived from radiative temperatures measured in the 6.7 µm window (6.5 µm - 7.0 µm). These data were detected by the Temperature-Humidity Infrared Radiometer (THIR) on board the Nimbus 4, Nimbus 5, and Nimbus 6 satellites, respectively, during 1970-1971, 1973-1975, and 1975. The Nimbus satellites used the THIR 6.7 µm window to map the water vapor distribution in the upper troposphere and stratosphere. Note: This data set is not georeferenced and there are some gaps in temporal coverage because of missing data.

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