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OAS obstype Detail for satellite data

obstypes_id:20
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Term:satellite data
Definition:satellite observations are distinct from satellite images in that satellite observations may be other types of information than imagery. For example, altimeter data from GEOSAT platform is not imagery but is data.
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Deprecated:false
Metadata version:0
Keydate:2000-10-18 04:00:00+00
Editdate:2003-04-02 19:40:43+00