Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) Monthly Gridded Cloud Averages (ISCCP-D2like-Day/Nit) Data Set
Entry ID: ISCCP-D2like-day-nit_placeholder

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Summary
Abstract: [Source: NASA Atmospheric Science Data Center, http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/GUIDE/dataset_documents/cer_isccp-d2lik... ]

The Monthly Gridded Cloud Averages (ISCCP-D2like-day/nit), archival data product contains 3-hourly (GMT based) monthly and monthly 1° gridded regional mean cloud properties as a function of 18 cloud types, similar to the ISCCP D2 product, where the ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Dr. Bruce A. Wielicki (Principal Investigator)
Dataset Title: Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) Monthly Gridded Cloud Averages (ISCCP-D2like-Day/Nit) Data Set Abstract
Dataset Release Place: Hampton, Virginia, USA
Online Resource: http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/GUIDE/dataset_documents/cer_isccp-d2lik...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-03-01
Stop Date: 2007-08-31

Start Date: 2002-07-01
Stop Date: 2007-08-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 Degree
Longitude Resolution: 1 Degree
Horizontal Resolution Range: 100 km - < 250 km or approximately 1 degree - < 2.5 degrees
Temporal Resolution: Monthly
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Atmospheric Science Data Center, Science Directorate, Langley Research Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: ISCCP-D2like-Day/Nit

Data Center Personnel
Name: ASDC USER SERVICES
Phone: 757-864-8656
Email: support-asdc at earthdata.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center
User and Data Services
NASA Langley Research Center
Mail Stop 157D
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23681-2199
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Fees: No Fee
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: David.R.Doelling at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Langley Research Center
Mail Stop 420
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23681-2199
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Baum, B. A.; Welch, R. M.; Minnis, P.; Stowe, L. L.; Coakley, J. A., Jr.; Titlow, J.; Tovinkere, V.; Heck, P. W.; Trepte, Q.; Doelling, D. R.; Mayor, S.; Berendes, T.; Han, Q.; Christopher, S. A.; Kuo, K.-S.; Penaloza, M.; Logar, A.; and Davis, P.: Imager Clear-Sky Determination and Cloud Detection (Subsystem 4.1). "Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) Algorithm Theoretical Basis ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-09-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-02-07
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