Data Set Overview
|Data set||SAFARI 2000 Cloud Absorption Radiometer BRDF, Dry Season 2000|
|Project||SAFARI 2000 (S2K)|
The Cloud Absorption Radiometer (CAR) is an airborne multi-wavelength scanning radiometer that can perform several functions including determining the single scattering albedo of clouds at selected wavelengths in the visible and near-infrared; measuring the angular distribution of scattered radiation; measuring bidirectional reflectance of various surface types; and acquiring imagery of cloud and Earth surface features.
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SAFARI 2000 (S2K): The SAFARI 2000 project was an international science initiative to study the linkages between land and atmosphere processes in the southern African region. In addition, SAFARI 2000 examined the relationship of biogenic, pyrogenic, and anthropogenic emissions and the consequences of their deposition to the functioning of the biogeophysical and biogeochemical systems of southern Africa. This initiative, which was conducted in 1999-2001, was built around a number of ongoing, already-funded activities by NASA, the international community, and African nations in the southern African region.
Project data set list for SAFARI 2000 (S2K).
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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates|
|clouds.zip||555.3 KB||2000-08-15 - 2000-09-16|
|etosha.zip||557.8 KB||2000-08-15 - 2000-09-16|
|maun.zip||536.7 KB||2000-08-15 - 2000-09-16|
|mongu.zip||553.0 KB||2000-08-15 - 2000-09-16|
|skukuza.zip||602.6 KB||2000-08-15 - 2000-09-16|
|sua_pan.zip||563.5 KB||2000-08-15 - 2000-09-16|
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