Global CM SAF data: the CLARA dataset

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This presentation introduces the global CM SAF dataset of cloud properties, surface albedo and short- and longwave surface radiation derived from observations of the AVHRR instruments.

Published: 01 October 2013

The data, CLARA: CM SAF Clouds, Albedo and Radiation dataset from AVHRR data, are available globally from 1982 to 2009.

Focus of this presentation is on the characteristics of the dataset and on possible applications, in particular in the Arctic region.

Category Language Difficulty Audio Duration Author
Atmosphere, Land English Intermediate 57 min Karl-Göran Karlsson, Aku Riihelä

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Introducing the CM SAF presentation with audio (MP4, 20 MB)

Introducing the CM SAF presentation slides (PDF, 2 MB)

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