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NASA International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) C1, 1983-1987

| DOI: 10.5065/NP3B-PC37

Current data ends on June 30, 1991 as of July 5, 1995.

News as of August 23, 1993: ISCCP Global Processing Center is changing the algorithm for cloud detection. The "old" algorithm which was used to generate C1 and C2 products so far will be replaced by the "new" algorithm. The new algorithm will improve the cloud detection in the polar regions. The production of "C" level products of the current and previous months will progress in parallel. It is expected to have 10-year (July 1983 to June 1994) ISCCP C products in Fall 1995. The C1 and C2 products using the "old" algorithm stops at the end of June 1991. Again, if you are interested in areas other than the polar regions (cutoff at about 55 latitude), little change of the cloudiness caused by using the new algorithm is expected.

Temporal Range:
1983 to 1987
Cloud Frequency
Data Types:
Data Contributors:
National Space Science Data Center Coordinated Archive, Space Science Data Operation Office, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Colorado State University
Total Volume:
1.26 MB
Data Formats:
Binary (see dataset documentation)
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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