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Book Reviews The Advanced Very High Resolution and APT formats. He also provides a good discussion Radiometer. Arthur P. Cracknell . 1997. 53 4 pp. of the complicated issue of calibration of the AVHRR. $ 1 15.00 . Hardbound . Taylo r & Francis. ISBN 0-7484 - This chapter also includes scheduling of LAC passes 0209-8 . and NOAA's archival and distribution of the data, along with information regarding the direct readout Arthur P. Cracknell's new book, The Advanced stations. This reviewer (being with NOAA's satellite Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR), is a thor- archive) found several discrepancies in this section, ough study of the AVHRR instrument and its many caused mainly by the delay in having a book of this and varied applications. (The AVHRR instrument has size published.1 been flown onboard the NOAA polar-orbiting satel- Cracknell devotes chapter 3 to a discussion of the lites since 1978.) Published in a single hardbound vol- procedures that a user would have to implement to ume, the book is a bargain at $115.00. Cracknell jokes process the AVHRR data. His physics background is in the preface that he really wanted to name the book apparent in this chapter, where he gives a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-78.12.2890
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The Advanced Very High Resolution and APT formats. He also provides a good discussion Radiometer. Arthur P. Cracknell . 1997. 53 4 pp. of the complicated issue of calibration of the AVHRR. $ 1 15.00 . Hardbound . Taylo r & Francis. ISBN 0-7484 - This chapter also includes scheduling of LAC passes 0209-8 . and NOAA's archival and distribution of the data, along with information regarding the direct readout Arthur P. Cracknell's new book, The Advanced stations. This reviewer (being with NOAA's satellite Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR), is a thor- archive) found several discrepancies in this section, ough study of the AVHRR instrument and its many caused mainly by the delay in having a book of this and varied applications. (The AVHRR instrument has size published.1 been flown onboard the NOAA polar-orbiting satel- Cracknell devotes chapter 3 to a discussion of the lites since 1978.) Published in a single hardbound vol- procedures that a user would have to implement to ume, the book is a bargain at $115.00. Cracknell jokes process the AVHRR data. His physics background is in the preface that he really wanted to name the book apparent in this chapter, where he gives a

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Published: Dec 1, 1997

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