Details of product

Product characteristics

Product group:
Interim Climate Data Records
Product family:
ICDR AVHRR, based on CLARA-A2 methods
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:
2019-01-01 – 2021-08-01
Geographic coverage:
Latitude: -90.0° S to 90.0° N
Longitude: -180.0° W to 180.0° E
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Documentation:
Citation:
Karlsson, Karl-Göran; Riihelä, Aku; Trentmann, Jörg; Stengel, Martin; Meirink, Jan Fokke; Solodovnik, Irina; Devasthale, Abhay; Manninen, Terhikki; Jääskeläinen, Emmihenna; Anttila, Kati; Kallio-Myers, Vilvi; Benas, Nikos; Selbach, Nathalie; Stein, Diana; Kaiser, Johannes; Hollmann, Rainer (2021): ICDR AVHRR - based on CLARA-A2 methods, Satellite Application Facility on Climate Monitoring, https://wui.cmsaf.eu/safira/action/viewICDRDetails?acronym=CLARA_AVHRR_V002_ICDR.

Product adaptations

The product described above is appropriate for your purposes but you are interested in a different projection, spatial resolution and/or domain? Then check out our new feature: reprojection and interpolation to global latitude/longitude grid and optional cut out of a user-specific sub-domain.