Details of product

Product characteristics

Product group: Climate Data Records
Product family: CLARA-A ed. 2.0
Product name: CFC - Fractional cloud cover
Area: Global
Temporal resolution: Monthly
Statistics: Mean
Spatial resolution: Latitude/longitude grid (0.25x0.25 degree)
Data source: AVHRR on polar orbiting satellites
Temporal coverage: 1982-01-01 – 2015-12-01
Version(s) external link: V002
Documentation:
Citation / DOI: Karlsson, Karl-Göran; Anttila, Kati; Trentmann, Jörg; Stengel, Martin; Meirink, Jan Fokke; Devasthale, Abhay; Hanschmann, Timo; Kothe, Steffen; Jääskeläinen, Emmihenna; Sedlar, Joseph; Benas, Nikos; van Zadelhoff, Gerd-Jan; Schlundt, Cornelia; Stein, Diana; Finkensieper, Stephan; Håkansson, Nina; Hollmann, Rainer; Fuchs, Petra; Werscheck, Martin (2017): CLARA-A2: CM SAF cLoud, Albedo and surface RAdiation dataset from AVHRR data - Edition 2, Satellite Application Facility on Climate Monitoring, DOI:10.5676/EUM_SAF_CM/CLARA_AVHRR/V002, https://doi.org/10.5676/EUM_SAF_CM/CLARA_AVHRR/V002.

Product adaptations

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