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Product characteristics

Product group:
Interim Climate Data Records
Product family:
CLARA-A ed. 3.0
Product name:
SIS - Surface incoming shortwave radiation
Temporal resolution:
Spatial resolution:
Latitude/longitude grid (0.25x0.25 degree)
Data source:
AVHRR on polar orbiting satellites
Temporal coverage:
2021-01-01 – 2024-04-01
Geographic coverage:
Latitude: -90.0° S to 90.0° N
Longitude: -180.0° W to 180.0° E
V003 [ICDR]
This ICDR is an operationally produced extension to the CLARA-A ed. 3.0 Surface incoming shortwave radiation climate data record. The full time series (CDR plus ICDR) can be accessed from here.
CM SAF Service Messages:
Citation / DOI:
Karlsson, Karl-Göran; Riihelä, Aku; Trentmann, Jörg; Stengel, Martin; Solodovnik, Irina; Meirink, Jan Fokke; Devasthale, Abhay; Jääskeläinen, Emmihenna; Kallio-Myers, Viivi; Eliasson, Salomon; Benas, Nikos; Johansson, Erik; Stein, Diana; Finkensieper, Stephan; Håkansson, Nina; Akkermans, Tom; Clerbaux, Nicolas; Selbach, Nathalie; Schröder, Marc; Hollmann, Rainer (2023): CLARA-A3: CM SAF cLoud, Albedo and surface RAdiation dataset from AVHRR data - Edition 3, Satellite Application Facility on Climate Monitoring, DOI:10.5676/EUM_SAF_CM/CLARA_AVHRR/V003,

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.

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