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ISLSCP II Cloud and Meteorology Parameters

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Data setISLSCP II Cloud and Meteorology Parameters
Release date2012-04-12
ProjectISLSCP Initiative II (ISLSCP II)
Time Period1986-01-01 to 1995-12-31


This data set contains cloud and meteorology data on a 1.0 degree x 1.0 degree spatial resolution. There are eight data files (*.zip) with this data set for several cloud parameters (monthly only) and meteorological parameters including monthly surface skin temperature, monthly total column ozone, and water vapor burdens for the period 1986-1995. All monthly parameters include files with a monthly mean value, a monthly standard deviation, and monthly minimum and maximum values.


Data set reference document


Stackhouse, P. W., and S. K. Gupta. 2012. ISLSCP II Cloud and Meteorology Parameters. In Hall, Forrest G., G. Collatz, B. Meeson, S. Los, E. Brown de Colstoun, and D. Landis (eds.). ISLSCP Initiative II Collection. Data set. Available on-line [] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
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ISLSCP Initiative II (ISLSCP II): The International Satellite Land-Surface Climatology Project

Project data set list for ISLSCP Initiative II (ISLSCP II).

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  • 1_srb_radiation_clouds_doc.pdf
  • srb_clouds_1deg.pdf
  • 0_srb_clouds_readme.txt

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates 52.1 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31 69.5 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31 68.5 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31 71.2 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31 52.2 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31 40.1 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31 43.1 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31 116.6 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31

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