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AVHRR Pathfinder Atmosphere (PATMOS) Climate Dataset

| DOI: 10.5065/0J6A-JD09

A reprocessing of Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) Pathfinder atmosphere (PATMOS) results in a 20-year global climate dataset providing information on the earth's radiation budget. This dataset is the result of collaborative work between NOAA/NESDIS and NASA. The measurements from NOAA-7, NOAA-9, NOAA-11, and NOAA-14 satellites are combined in this dataset.

Temporal Range:
1982 to 2001
Cloud Frequency Longwave Radiation Shortwave Radiation
Vertical Levels:
Ground or water surface Top of atmosphere
Data Types:
Data Contributors:
National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Jacobowitz, H., L.L. Stowe, G. Ohring, A. Heidinger, K. Knapp, and N.R. Nalli, 2003: The Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer Pathfinder Atmosphere (PATMOS) Climate Dataset: A Resource for Climate Research Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 84(6), 785-793.

Total Volume:
25.58 GB
Data Formats:
Binary (see dataset documentation)
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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