NOAA Highly Reflective Clouds
Entry ID: noaa_cdc043

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Summary
Abstract: The data presented here are the record of subjectively identified
areas of large-scale organized convection over the global tropics on
the daily daytime Mercator projection mosaics for a 15-year period
from 1971 to 1988. These convection areas appear as highly reflective
clouds in the visible-range mosaics and as white areas in the infrared
(IR) range. Highly ... View entire text

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 25.0   S: -25.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center
Dataset Title: NOAA Highly Reflective Clouds
Dataset Release Date: 1988-01-31
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center
Online Resource: http://www.cdc.noaa.gov/data/gridded/data.noaa.hrc.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1971-01-01
Stop Date: 1988-01-31
Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints None. Acknowledgement of CDC would appreciated in products derived
from these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: esrl.psd.data at noaa.gov
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-03-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-07-15
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