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International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project (ISLSCP II)

Overview

[ISLSCP II Logo]The International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project, Initiative II (ISLSCP II) was part of the Global Energy and Water Experiment (GEWEX) and was responsible for addressing land-atmosphere interactions, process modeling, data retrieval algorithms, field experiment design and execution, and the development of global data sets. The ISLSCP II data set collection contains about 50 comprehensive data sets over the 10 year period from 1986 through 1995 focused on land cover, hydrometeorology, radiation, and soils.


International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project II Datasets List

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Ancillary Data (1 dataset)

documentation Ancillary Data ISLSCP II dataset Published Documentation Download Size
*ISLSCP II Land and Water Masks with Ancillary Data2017-07-10 documentation download 1.6MB

Carbon (11 datasets)

documentation Carbon ISLSCP II dataset Published Documentation Download Size VisualizeTHREDDS
*ISLSCP II Carbon Dioxide Flux at Harvard Forest and Northern BOREAS Sites 2017-07-06 documentation download 7.2MBthredds
*ISLSCP II Air-Sea Carbon Dioxide Gas Exchange2014-03-12 documentation download 4.6MB
*ISLSCP II GlobalView: Atmospheric Methane Concentrations2012-08-24 documentation download 2.4MB
*ISLSCP II Globalview: Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations 2012-08-24 documentation download 4.6MB
*ISLSCP II GPPDI, Net Primary Productivity (NPP) Class B Point Data 2011-09-21 documentation download 1.9MBthredds
*ISLSCP II Global River Fluxes of Carbon and Sediments to the Oceans 2011-09-21 documentation download 1.4MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II IGBP NPP Output from Terrestrial Biogeochemistry Models2011-09-21 documentation download 1.6MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Consumption by Continental Erosion 2011-07-01 documentation download 2.0MBsdat
*ISLSCP II Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Fossil Fuels, Cement, and Gas Flaring2011-07-01 documentation download 3.0MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II EDGAR 3 Gridded Greenhouse and Ozone Precursor Gas Emissions 2011-07-01 documentation download 3.3MBsdat
*ISLSCP II Global Primary Production Data Initiative Gridded NPP Data 2011-07-01 documentation download 834.7KBsdat

Hydrology and Soils (9 datasets)

documentation Hydrology and Soils ISLSCP II dataset Published Documentation Download Size VisualizeTHREDDS
*ISLSCP II Global Gridded Soil Characteristics 2011-05-05 documentation download 3.0MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II HYDRO1k Elevation-derived Products2011-05-05 documentation download 7.8MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II River Routing Data (STN-30p)2011-05-05 documentation download 6.0MBsdat
*ISLSCP II Total Plant-Available Soil Water Storage Capacity of the Rooting Zone 2011-05-05 documentation download 784.7KBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II Gauge-Based Analyses of Daily Precipitation over Global Land Areas2011-03-07 documentation download 687.5MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II Global Precipitation Climatology Project Version 1, Pentad Precipitation2011-03-07 documentation download 67.2MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II Global Precipitation Climatology Project Version 2, Monthly Precipitation 2011-03-07 documentation download 27.0MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC) Monthly Precipitation 2011-02-25 documentation download 45.0MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II UNH/GRDC Composite Monthly Runoff 2011-02-25 documentation download 64.3MBsdat

Near Surface Meteorology (4 datasets)

documentation Near Surface Meteorology ISLSCP II dataset Published Documentation Download Size VisualizeTHREDDS
*ISLSCP II Reanalysis Near-Surface Meteorology Data2014-06-16 documentation
*ISLSCP II ECMWF Near-Surface Meteorology Parameters2014-06-05 documentation
*ISLSCP II CRU05 Climate Time Series for Global Land Areas, 1986-19952011-06-13 documentation download 81.1MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II Climate Research Unit CRU05 Monthly Climate Data2011-06-13 documentation download 15.4MBsdatthredds

Radiation and Clouds (2 datasets)

documentation Radiation and Clouds ISLSCP II dataset Published Documentation Download Size Visualize
*ISLSCP II Surface Radiation Budget (SRB) Radiation Data 2013-12-11 documentation
*ISLSCP II Cloud and Meteorology Parameters 2012-04-12 documentation download 490.3MBsdat

Snow, Sea Ice, and Oceans (3 datasets)

documentation Snow, Sea Ice, and Oceans ISLSCP II dataset Published Documentation Download Size VisualizeTHREDDS
*ISLSCP II Global Sea Ice Concentration 2017-07-06 documentation download 22.3MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II Northern Hemisphere Monthly Snow Cover Extent 2010-07-26 documentation download 6.7MBsdat
*ISLSCP II Sea Surface Temperature 2010-07-26 documentation download 71.2MBsdat

Socioeconomics (2 datasets)

documentation Socioeconomics ISLSCP II dataset Published Documentation Download Size VisualizeTHREDDS
*ISLSCP II Global Gridded Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 1990 2010-04-19 documentation download 1.4MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II Global Population of the World 2010-04-19 documentation download 5.0MBsdatthredds

Vegetation (19 datasets)

documentation Vegetation ISLSCP II dataset Published Documentation Download Size VisualizeTHREDDS
*ISLSCP II MODIS (Collection 4) IGBP Land Cover, 2000-2001 2017-07-06 documentation download 3.7MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II University of Maryland Global Land Cover Classifications, 1992-1993 2017-07-06 documentation download 3.5MBsdat
*ISLSCP II Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) Monthly Albedo, 1986-1990 2017-06-29 documentation download 2.6MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II MODIS (Collection 4) Albedo, 2002 2017-06-29 documentation download 307.4MBsdat
*ISLSCP II Snow-Free, Spatially Complete, 16 Day Albedo, 2002 2017-06-29 documentation download 246.0MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II FASIR-adjusted NDVI Biophysical Parameter Fields, 1982-19982010-04-14 documentation download 603.2MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II FASIR-adjusted NDVI, 1982-19982010-04-14 documentation download 143.5MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II GIMMS Monthly NDVI, 1981-2002 2010-04-14 documentation download 143.1MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II Leaf Area Index (LAI) from Field Measurements, 1932-20002010-04-14 documentation download 1.3MBthredds
*ISLSCP II Historical Croplands Cover, 1700-1992 2010-02-25 documentation download 3.0MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II Historical Land Cover and Land Use, 1700-1990 2010-02-25 documentation download 835.8KBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II Potential Natural Vegetation Cover 2010-02-25 documentation download 264.1KBsdat
*ISLSCP II Monthly Snow-Free Albedo, 1982-1998, and Background Soil Reflectance 2010-01-25 documentation download 8.4MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II NOAA 5-year Average Monthly Snow-free Albedo from AVHRR2010-01-25 documentation download 6.5MBsdat
*ISLSCP II C4 Vegetation Percentage 2009-10-07 documentation download 88.9KBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II Continuous Fields of Vegetation Cover, 1992-1993 2009-10-07 documentation download 3.3MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II Ecosystem Rooting Depths 2009-10-07 documentation download 1.3MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II IGBP DISCover and SiB Land Cover, 1992-19932009-10-07 documentation download 7.6MBsdatthredds
*ISLSCP II AVHRR Albedo and BRDF, 1995 2009-09-28 documentation download 23.1MBsdatthredds

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