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High-resolution Surface Solar Irradiance derived from ISCCP DX data

| DOI: 10.5065/BRWM-B052

Global surface solar irradiance data are derived from ISCCP DX data in 0.5-degree-square boxes. Daily and monthly values of total irradiance, clear sky irradiance, photosynthetically active radiation (PAR, 400-700 nanometers) irradiance, cloud fraction, diffuse fraction of PAR and monthly land water coast ocean mask are the products.

The 2.5-degree version 2 results are archived in ds741.0 dataset.

Temporal Range:
1991-01-01 to 1993-12-31
Cloud Frequency Photosynthetically Active Radiation Shortwave Radiation Visible Imagery
Vertical Levels:
Ground or water surface
Data Types:
Data Contributors:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Bishop, J.K.B., W.B. Rossow, and E.G. Dutton, 1997: Surface solar irradiance from ISCCP 1983-1991 J. Geophys. Res. (Atmospheres), 102, 6883-6910.

Liu, W.T., Zhang, A., and J.K.B. Bishop, 1994: Evaporation and solar irradiance as regulators of sea surface temperature in annual and inter annual changes J. Geophys. Res., 99(C6), 12623-12637.

Bishop, J.K.B. and W.B. Rossow, 1991: Spatial and temporal variability of global surface solar irradiance J. Geophys. Res., 96(C9), 16839-16858.

Mitchell, B.G., E. Brody, O. Holm-Hansen, C. McClain and J. Bishop, 1991: Light limitation of phytoplankton biomass and macronutrient utilization in the Southern Ocean Limnol. Oceanogr., 36, 1662-1677.

Total Volume:
11.43 GB (Entire dataset) Volume details by dataset product
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