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ISLSCP II Cloud and Meteorology Parameters

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Data setISLSCP II Cloud and Meteorology Parameters
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1073
Release date2012-04-12
ProjectISLSCP Initiative II (ISLSCP II)
Time Period1986-01-01 to 1995-12-31

Description

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.

Documentation

Data set reference document

Citation

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 [http://daac.ornl.gov/] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1073
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Project

ISLSCP Initiative II (ISLSCP II): The International Satellite Land-Surface Climatology Project

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Companion Files

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

Data Files

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
srb_skint_1d_monthly.zip 52.1 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31
srb_cwv_1d_monthly.zip 69.5 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31
srb_cldtopp_1d_monthly.zip 68.5 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31
srb_water_1d_monthly.zip 71.2 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31
srb_cldamt_1d_monthly.zip 52.2 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31
srb_ozone_1d_monthly.zip 40.1 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31
srb_tau_1d_monthly.zip 43.1 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31
srb_cldtopt_1d_monthly.zip 116.6 MB 1986-01-01 - 1995-12-31

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