Surface Solar Irradiance Derived from ISCCP

Global surface solar irradiance data derived from ISCCP data in 2.5-degree-square boxes. Daily and monthly total irradiance, daily clear sky irradiance, monthly cloud fraction, and standard deviation of total irradiance.

The new high-resolution (DX) data is in ds741.1 dataset.

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Questions? Email Resource Support Contact:

  • Chi-Fan Shih
    chifan@ucar.edu
    UCAR/NCAR - Research Data Archive

Temporal Range

  • Begin:  1983-07-01
    End:  1991-06-30

Keywords

Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 1983-07-01
Temporal Range End 1991-06-30
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 88.875
Bounding Box South Lat -88.875
Bounding Box West Long -178.875
Bounding Box East Long 178.875
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links N/A
Additional Information N/A
Resource Format Binary
Standardized Resource Format Binary
Asset Size 401.34 MB
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Access Constraints Registration on the RDA web site is a requirement for access to the data.
Software Implementation Language N/A

Resource Support Name Chi-Fan Shih
Resource Support Email chifan@ucar.edu
Resource Support Organization UCAR/NCAR - Research Data Archive
Distributor NCAR Research Data Archive
Metadata Contact Name N/A
Metadata Contact Email rdahelp@ucar.edu
Metadata Contact Organization NCAR Research Data Archive

Author Bishop, James K. B.
Publisher Research Data Archive at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory
Publication Date 1994-10-18
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.5065/QWT9-3V85
Alternate Identifier ds741.0
Resource Version N/A
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2022-05-31T14:05:01-07:00
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.rda::ds741.0
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation Bishop, James K. B.. (1994). Surface Solar Irradiance Derived from ISCCP. Research Data Archive at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/QWT9-3V85. Accessed 04 December 2023.

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