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| Notification of New Data Stream |
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This is your notification of a new data stream that we will be distributing 
from the XDC to the Archive. 

The following information should fully describe the new data stream. If you 
have any questions about this, please send them to the sender of this message. 

Sending to: 

      _x_ Archive (raw data and hdf data) 
      __ Experiment Center 
      ___ other ()

No.     Data Stream                     Frequency       File Size(bytes)
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1.  sgpgoes8X1.00                        ~45/day          ~816,000,000
2.  sgpgoes8X1.a1                        ~45/day          ~280,000,000
3.  sgpgoes8visX1.00                     ~45/day          ~204,000,000
4.  sgpgoes8visX1.a1                     ~24/day          ~101,000,000
5.  sgpgoes12X1.00                       ~45/day          ~745,000,000
6.  sgpgoes12X1.a1                       ~45/day          ~280,000,000
7.  sgpgoes12visX1.00                    ~45/day          ~203,000,000
8.  sgpgoes12visX1.a1                    ~24/day          ~101,000,000
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Data stream Name(s):

No.1  sgpgoes8X1.00.yyyymmdd.hhmmss.raw.g8.yyjjj.hhmm.CUS.Z
      The data are from Geostationary Operational Environmental 
      Satellites (GOES) 8. It contains all five channels at 4km resolution, 
      together with the ancillary field. File is in tdf format

No.2  sgpgoes8X1.a1.yyyymmdd.hhmmss.hdf

      File is in hdf format

No.3  sgpgoes8visX1.00.yyyymmdd.hhmmss.raw.g8.yyjjj.hhmm.SITE.Z
      The data are from Geostationary Operational Environmental 
      Satellites (GOES) 8. It contains the 1km visible , channel data, 
      and ancillary fields

      File is in tdf format

No.4  sgpgoes8visX1.a1.yyyymmdd.hhmmss.hdf

      File is in hdf format

No.5  sgpgoes12X1.00.yyyymmdd.hhmmss.raw.g12.yyjjj.hhmm.CUS.Z
      The data are from Geostationary Operational Environmental 
      Satellites (GOES) 12. It contains all five channels at 4km resolution, 
      together with the ancillary field. File is in tdf format

      Data are available from 04/01/2003 - present

No.6  sgpgoes12X1.a1.yyyymmdd.hhmmss.hdf

      File is in hdf format

      Data are available from 04/01/2003 - present

No.7  sgpgoes12visX1.00.yyyymmdd.hhmmss.raw.g12.yyjjj.hhmm.SITE.Z
      The data are from Geostationary Operational Environmental 
      Satellites (GOES) 12. It contains the 1km visible , channel data, 
      and ancillary fields. File is in tdf format

      Data are available from 04/01/2003 - present

No.8  sgpgoes12visX1.a1.yyyymmdd.hhmmss.hdf

      File is in hdf format
      Data are available from 04/01/2003 - present

External Date Source: Seaspace

Instrument Mentor(s): Peter Minnett

Transfer Schedule: We will begin to send four new goes12 datastreams to 
                   the Archive on 05/12 next Monday .