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Hourly Shortwave Solar Irradiance - GOES

Abstract: Estimation of the solar irradiance reaching the Earth surface, derived from the geostationary satellite GOES-E, produced by remapping over a 0.05? regular grid and expressed in W/m2. Algorithm is a physical parameterization applied separately to every pixel of a satellite image to derive an instantaneous field of the Solar Surface Irradiance. An essential point is the calculation of products interpolated at rounded UT hours. A radiative flux calculated on a satellite image is not homogeneous in time (the pixel time varies from north to south, of about 24 minutes for GOES-E data).
Related URL
Description: EUMETSAT OSI SAF page

Description: OSI_SAF
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.0   S: -60.0   E: -15.0   W: -135.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: EUMETSAT
Dataset Title: Hourly Shortwave Solar Irradiance - GOES
Dataset Series Name: urn:ogc:def:EOP:EUM:acronym:OSIHSSI:fileid:EO:EUM:DAT:GOES:OSIHSSI
Version: 2011-10-07
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-10-06
Quality not yet defined
Access Constraints copyright
Distribution Media: EUMETCast,EUMETCast-Africa,EUMETCast-Americas,EUMETCast-Europe
Distribution Size: 2 MB
Distribution Format: GRIB (gzip)

Distribution Media: EUMETSAT Data Centre
Distribution Size: 11.0 MB
Distribution Format: GRIB
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23