ISCCP MONTHLY solr options
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ISCCP MONTHLY solr: solar radiation data

MONTHLY solar radiation from ISCCP: Cloudiness and solar radiation data from the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project.

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time
grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jul 1983) to (Jun 1991) by 1.0 N= 96 pts :grid
Longitude
grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (178.75W) to (178.75E) by 2.5 N= 144 pts :grid
Latitude
grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (88.75S) to (88.75N) by 2.5 N= 72 pts :grid

Other Info

units
W /m2
standard units*
kilogram second-3
history
ISCCP Solar Radation Data (corrected)

References

Seager, R., M. Benno. Blumenthal. Modeling tropical Pacific sea surface temperature with satellite-derived solar radiative forcing. J. Climate, 1994

J. K. B. Bishop, W. B. Rossow. Spatial and temporal variability of global surface solar irradiance. J. Geophys. Res. 96, 1991

Last updated: Thu, 08 Nov 2012 17:45:50 GMT