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International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP): Solar Radiation and Cloudiness from LDEO/IRI Climate Data Library
Entry ID: LDEO_ISCCP


Summary
Abstract: This data set, derived from the International Satellite Cloud
Climatology project (ISCCP), consists of solar radiation and
cloudiness measurements.

Related URL
Link: View Related Information
Description: ISCCP Home Page


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Description: DODS BaseURL to ISCCP derived radiation and cloudiness data


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Description: ISCCP derived radiation and cloudiness data

Geographic Coverage
 N: 88.75 S: -88.75  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Creator: Rossow, W.B.
Dataset Title: International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP): Solar Radiation and Cloudiness
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Version: Not provided
Online Resource: http://ingrid.ldeo.columbia.edu/SOURCES/.ISCCP/


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-07-01
Stop Date: 1991-06-30


Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL


Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: monthly


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD FREQUENCY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER >CLOUD RADIATIVE FORCING    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >RADIATIVE FORCING    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >SOLAR IRRADIANCE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >SOLAR RADIATION    [Definition]


Platform
Nimbus-7    [Information]
NOAA POES >NOAA Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellites    [Information]


Instrument
ERB >Earth Radiation Budget    [Information]
ERBE >Earth Radiation Budget Experiment    [Information]


Project
DODS >Distributed Oceanographic Data System    [Information]
ISCCP >International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]
REASON >Research, Education, and Applications Solution Network    [Information]
OPENDAP >Open-source Project for a Network Data Access Protocol    [Information]


Access Constraints
None


Use Constraints
None


Keywords
CLOUDINESS
SURFACE RADITION BUDGET


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Climate Data Library, International Research Institute for Climate Prediction, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://ingrid.ldeo.columbia.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: IRI/LDEO CLIMATE DATA LIBRARY HELP
Email: help at iri.columbia.edu



Distribution
Distribution_Media: WWW
Fees: None


Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-09-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-01-11



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