Seasat Low-Rate Data System

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Science  29 Jun 1979:
Vol. 204, Issue 4400, pp. 1407-1408
DOI: 10.1126/science.204.4400.1407


The Seasat low-rate data system is a distributed, nonreal-time, magnetic-tape system for information processing. Its function is to apply the necessary calibrations, corrections, and conversions to yield geophysically meaningful products from raw spacecraft telemetry data. It also provides a remotely accessible catalog of satellite data.