SOURCES ISCCP

SOURCES ISCCP: Cloudiness and solar radiation data from the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project.

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Datasets and variables

SOURCES ISCCP derived[srb ]
SOURCES ISCCP derivederbegrid[srb ]
SOURCES ISCCP Fitted[srb ]
SOURCES ISCCP MEAN[cld ]
SOURCES ISCCP MONTHLY[solr cld lowcloud ]
SOURCES ISCCP OLD[solr derived ]

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jul 1983) to (Jun 1991) by 1.0 N= 96 pts :grid
Time grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1985) to (Dec 1989) by 1.0 N= 60 pts :grid
Time (time) grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1960) to (Dec 1960) by 1.0 N= 12 pts :grid
Time grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jul 1983) to (Dec 1990) by 1.0 N= 90 pts :grid
Time (time) grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jul 1983) to (Jun 1990) by 1.0 N= 84 pts :grid
Longitude grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (178.75W) to (178.75E) by 2.5 N= 144 pts :grid
Longitude grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (180W) to (177.5E) by 2.5 N= 144 pts :grid
Longitude grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (1.25E) to (1.25W) by 2.5 N= 144 pts :grid
Latitude grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (88.75S) to (88.75N) by 2.5 N= 72 pts :grid
Latitude grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (60S) to (60N) by 2.5 N= 49 pts :grid
Depth grid: /Z (unitless) ordered [ (0.0)] :grid

Other Info

Conventions
IRIDL
iridl:hasSemantics
iridl:WCRP

References

Seager, R., M. Benno. Blumenthal. Modeling tropical Pacific sea surface temperature with satellite-derived solar radiative forcing. J. Climate, 1994

J. K. B. Bishop, W. B. Rossow. Spatial and temporal variability of global surface solar irradiance. J. Geophys. Res. 96, 1991

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