AVHRR Tape Transcription

The purpose of this proposal is to present a project to transcribe about 780 Exabytes (8 mm tapes) with unique AVHRR data acquired at ESA stations (Oberpfaffenhofen, Niamey, Nairobi, La Reunion, Manila, Scanzano, Terranova Bay, Cairo, Kuala Lumpur) in the frame of the 1 Km project started in 1992 which are currently located in the Media Archive in ESRIN. For the transcription the SeaShark chain is required , and this is available at INTA DSI facility in Maspalomas. The project scope includes the transcription and data repatriation back to ESRIN on Hard Disk for ingestion in ESRIN Archive.