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ISLSCP II Cloud and Meteorology Parameters

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Data setISLSCP II Cloud and Meteorology Parameters
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1073
Release date2012-04-12
ProjectInternational Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project (ISLSCP II)
Time period1986-01-01 to 1995-12-31

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Citations120162016Publications citing this data set
Downloads13752012-04-272017-06-23159282 total files downloaded

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.

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Stackhouse, P.W., S.K. Gupta, F.G. Hall, G.J. Collatz, B.W. Meeson, S.O. Los, E.Brown De Colstoun, and D.R. Landis. 2012. ISLSCP II Cloud and Meteorology Parameters. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1073

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Data Files

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

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Data set has 3 companion files.

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

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