Details of product

Product characteristics

Product group:
Climate Data Records
Product family:
CLARA-A ed. 2.0
Product name:
CFC - Fractional cloud cover
Area:
Southern Polar Region
Temporal resolution:
Monthly
Statistics:
Mean
Spatial resolution:
Lambert azimuthal equal-area projection (25x25 km2)
Data source:
AVHRR on polar orbiting satellites
Temporal coverage:
1982-01-01 – 2015-12-01
Geographic coverage:
Latitude: -90.0° S to 90.0° N
Longitude: -180.0° W to 180.0° E
V002
CM SAF Service Messages:
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.