EUMETSAT - Cloud Top Height (CTH)
Entry ID: EUMETSAT_CTH

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Summary
Abstract: The Cloud Top Height product estimates the height of the cloud tops specified
in eight vertical intervals with a resolution of 1500 m. The CTH values are
extracted for image sub-areas of 3x3 IR pixels (superpixels) which represents a
horizontal resolution of 15 km at the SSP and about 22 km in southern Europe.
The product is transmitted via METEOSAT in the form of a WEFAX picture and is
generated for the hours at 02, 08, 14, 20. The product is primarily used for
aviation meteorology.

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http://www.eumetsat.de/en/dps/mpef/index.html

Contact User Service: http://www.eumetsat.de/feedback/form_ops.html

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Description: View the descriptive information for EUMETSAT's Archived Data Retrieval
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: -90.0   E: 60.0   W: -60.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: EUMETSAT
Dataset Title: EUMETSAT - Cloud Top Height (CTH)
Dataset Publisher: EUMETSAT
Online Resource: http://www.eumetsat.de/en/dps/mpef/products/other_products.html
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
EUMETSAT_PARENT_ARCHIVED_DATA

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-12-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 22 Km
Longitude Resolution: 22 Km
Temporal Resolution: 6 Hours
Access Constraints As a short registration process is required, archive data users wishing to make
use of this service should complete and sign the Archive Direct Service User
Registration Form and forward it to the User Service.

http://www.eumetsat.de/en/dps/helpdesk/registration.html
Use Constraints If you use EUMETSAT images or data, please cite "copyright 2003 EUMETSAT".
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
European Meteorological Satellite Organisation Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.eumetsat.de/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EUMETSAT USER SERVICE
Phone: +49 6151 807345
Fax: +49 6151 807538
Contact Address:
Am Kavalleriesand 31
City: Darmstadt
Province or State: Hessen
Postal Code: D-64295
Country: Germany
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Fees: Contact EUMETSAT
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +49 6151 807345
Fax: +49 6151 807538
Contact Address:
Am Kavalleriesand 31
City: Darmstadt
Province or State: Hessen
Postal Code: D-64295
Country: Germany
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-04-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2003-04-16
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