Climate

See our suite of climate products which include Fundamental Climate Data Records, Thematic Climate Data Records, Data for operational climate monitoring and other reprocessed data sets.

Meteosat Surface Albedo product

Fundamental Climate Data Records (FCDR), Thematic Climate Data Records (TCDR), Data for operational climate monitoring, Other reprocessed data sets, Data categories

Fundamental Climate Data Records (FCDR)
Title Instrument
ASCAT Level 1 SZF Climate Data Record Release 2 - Metop ASCAT
ASCAT Level 1 SZO Climate Data Record Release 2 - Metop ASCAT
ASCAT Level 1 SZR Climate Data Record Release 2 - Metop ASCAT
Fundamental Climate Data Record of Microwave Imager Radiances, Edition 3 SMMR
Fundamental Climate Data Record of SSM/I / SSMIS Brightness Temperatures SSM/I, SSMIS
Fundamental Climate Data Record of SSM/I Brightness Temperatures SSM/I
GRAS Level 1B Bending Angle Climate Data Record Release 1 - Metop-A GRAS
IASI Level 1C Climate Data Record Release 1 - Metop-A IASI
ROM SAF Radio Occultation climate data record - CHAMP CHAMP BlackJack
ROM SAF Radio Occultation climate data record - COSMIC COSMIC IGOR
ROM SAF Radio Occultation climate data record - GRACE GRACE BlackJack
ROM SAF Radio Occultation climate data record - Metop GRAS
Thematic Climate Data Records (TCDR)
Title Instrument
AVHRR Polar Atmospheric Motion Vectors Climate Data Record Release 1 - CIMSS Algorithm – Metop-A AVHRR
AVHRR Polar Atmospheric Motion Vectors Climate Data Record Release 1 - EUMETSAT Algorithm - Metop-A AVHRR
Atmospheric Motion Vectors - MSG - 0 degree (CF-015 Release 1) SEVIRI
CLAAS-2: CM SAF Cloud property dataset using SEVIRI - Edition 2 - cloud mask/type, cloud top temperature/pressure/height, cloud phase, cloud microphysical properties SEVIRI
CLAAS: CM SAF Cloud property dataset using SEVIRI - Edition 1 - Hourly / Daily Means, Pentad Means, Monthly Means / Monthly Mean Diurnal Cycle / Monthly Histograms SEVIRI
CLARA-A1: CM SAF cLouds, Albedo and Radiation dataset from AVHRR data - Edition 1 - Monthly Means / Daily Means / Pentad Means / Monthly Histograms AVHRR
CLARA-A2: CM SAF cLoud, Albedo and surface RAdiation dataset from AVHRR data - Edition 2 AVHRR
CM SAF Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) Data Record - Edition 1 SEVIRI
CM SAF Cloud Fractional Cover dataset from Meteosat First and Second Generation - Edition 1 (COMET Ed. 1) SEVIRI
CM SAF Meteosat Surface Radiation Daylight Data Set 1.0 - Monthly Means / Daily Means MVIRI
CM SAF Microwave Upper Tropospheric Humidity (UTH) Data Record - Edition 1 AMSU-B, MHS
CM SAF SEVIRI cloud mask dataset - Edition 1 - 15 minutes resolution SEVIRI
CM SAF Surface Radiation MVIRI Data Set 1.0 - Monthly Means / Daily Means / Hourly Means MVIRI
CM SAF TOA Radiation 'GERB' dataset - Edition 1 - Monthly Means / Daily Means / Monthly mean diurnal cycle CERES
Free Tropospheric Humidity from METEOSAT - 3-hourly / Monthly Means SEVIRI
Global Sea Ice Concentration Climate Data Record v2.0 - Multimission SMMR
Global Sea Ice Concentration climate data record release 1.1 (period 1978-2009) - DMSP SSM/I
Global Sea Ice Concentration climate data record release 1.2 (period 2009-2015) - DMSP SSM/I, SSMIS
Hamburg Ocean Atmosphere Parameters and Fluxes from Satellite Data - HOAPS 3.2 - Monthly Means / 6-Hourly Composites SSM/I
Hamburg Ocean Atmosphere Parameters and Fluxes from Satellite Data - HOAPS 4.0 - Monthly Means / 6-Hourly Composites SSM/I, SSMIS
Land Surface Temperature dataset from Meteosat First and Second Generation - Edition 1 (SUMET Ed. 1) SEVIRI
Meteosat Surface Albedo - MFG - 0 degree MVIRI
Meteosat Surface Albedo - MFG - Atlantic Ocean 50 W MVIRI
Meteosat Surface Albedo - MFG - Atlantic Ocean 75 W MVIRI
Meteosat Surface Albedo - MFG - Indian Ocean 57 degrees E MVIRI
Meteosat Surface Albedo - MFG - Indian Ocean 63 degrees E MVIRI
ROM SAF Radio Occultation climate data record - CHAMP CHAMP BlackJack
ROM SAF Radio Occultation climate data record - COSMIC COSMIC IGOR
ROM SAF Radio Occultation climate data record - GRACE GRACE BlackJack
ROM SAF Radio Occultation climate data record - Metop GRAS
Surface Solar Radiation Data Set - Heliosat (SARAH) - Edition 1 SEVIRI
Surface Solar Radiation Data Set - Heliosat (SARAH) - Edition 2 SEVIRI
Surface Solar Radiation Data Set - Heliosat (SARAH) - Edition 2.1 SEVIRI
Total And Tropospheric NO2 Column Data Record - Metop GOME-2
Total H2O Column Data Record - Metop GOME-2
Vertically Integrated Water Vapour from SSM/I - Daily / Monthly Means SSM/I
Vertically integrated water vapour, humidity and temperature at pressures levels and layers from ATOVS - Daily Means / Monthly Means HIRS, AMSU-B, AMSU-A, MHS
Interim Climate Data Records (ICDR)
Title Instrument
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index interim climate data record - Metop AVHRR
ROM SAF Radio Occultation interim climate data record - Metop GRAS
Data for operational climate monitoring
Title Instrument
All-Sky Radiances - MSG - 0 degree (CF-015 Release 1) SEVIRI
Clear Sky Radiances - MSG - 0 degree (CF-015 Release 1) SEVIRI
Cloud Optical Thickness - Multimission AVHRR
Cloud Phase - Multimission AVHRR
Cloud Top Height - Multimission AVHRR
Cloud Top Pressure - Multimission AVHRR
Cloud Top Temperature - Multimission AVHRR
Cloud Type - Multimission AVHRR
Cloud Water Path - Multimission AVHRR
Emitted Thermal radiative flux at the Top of the atmosphere - Multimission CERES
Fractional Cloud Cover - Multimission AVHRR
Incoming Solar Radiative flux at the top of the atmosphere - Multimission VIRGO
Layered Water Vapour and Temperature - NOAA HIRS, AMSU-A, MHS
Reflected Solar Radiative Flux at the Top of the atmosphere - Multimission CERES
Specific Humidity and Temperature at pressure Levels - Multimission HIRS, AMSU-B, AMSU-A, MHS
Surface Albedo - Multimission AVHRR
Surface Downward Longwave Radiation - Multimission AVHRR
Surface Incoming Direct Radiation - MSG SEVIRI
Surface Incoming Shortwave Radiation - Multimission AVHRR
Surface Net Longwave Radiation - Multimission AVHRR
Surface Net Shortwave Radiation - Multimission AVHRR
Surface Outgoing Longwave Radiation - Multimission AVHRR
Surface Radiation Budget - Multimission AVHRR
Vertical Integrated Water Vapour - Multimission HIRS, AMSU-A, MHS
Other reprocessed data sets
Title Instrument
Clear Sky Radiances - MFG - Indian Ocean 63 degrees E - Reprocessed MVIRI
Clear Sky Radiances - MFG - 0 degree - Reprocessed MVIRI
Clear Sky Radiances - MFG - ADC - Reprocessed MVIRI
Clear Sky Radiances - MFG - XADC - Reprocessed MVIRI
Cloud Motion Winds - MFG - 0 degree - Reprocessed MVIRI
Cloud Motion Winds - MFG - Indian Ocean 57 degrees E - Reprocessed MVIRI
Expanded Low-Resolution Cloud Motion Winds - MFG - 0 degree - Reprocessed MVIRI
Expanded Low-resolution Cloud Motion Winds - MFG - ADC - Reprocessed MVIRI
Expanded Low-resolution Cloud Motion Winds - MFG - Indian Ocean 57 degrees E - Reprocessed MVIRI
Expanded Low-resolution Cloud Motion Winds - MFG - XADC - Reprocessed MVIRI
High Resolution Precipitation Index - MFG - 0 degree - Reprocessed MVIRI
High Resolution Visible Winds - MFG - 0 degree - Reprocessed MVIRI
High Resolution Visible Winds - MFG - ADC - Reprocessed MVIRI
High Resolution Visible Winds - MFG - Indian Ocean 63 degrees E - Reprocessed MVIRI
High Resolution Visible Winds - MFG - XADC - Reprocessed MVIRI
Reprocessed 10-days Fraction of Absorbed Photosynthetic Active Radiation - MSG SEVIRI
Reprocessed 10-days Fraction of Vegetation Cover - MSG SEVIRI
Reprocessed 10-days Leaf Area Index - MSG SEVIRI
Sea Ice Concentration Continuous Reprocessed Offline Product - DMSP SSMIS
Sea Surface Temperature - MFG - 0 degree - Reprocessed MVIRI
Sea Surface Temperature - MFG - Indian Ocean 63 degrees E - Reprocessed MVIRI
Upper Tropospheric Humidity - MFG - 0 degree - Reprocessed MVIRI
Upper Tropospheric Humidity - MFG - ADC - Reprocessed MVIRI
Upper Tropospheric Humidity - MFG - Indian Ocean 63 degrees E - Reprocessed MVIRI
Upper Tropospheric Humidity - MFG - XADC - Reprocessed MVIRI

Data categories

The tables above contain four different categories of data:

  • Fundamental Climate Data Records (FCDR): Single sensor type re-calibrated and inter-satellite calibrated Level 1 data
  • Thematic Climate Data Records (TCDR): Geophysical variables associated with GCOS Essential Climate Variables based on Fundamental Climate Data Records (FCDR)
  • Data for operational climate monitoring produced close to real time
  • Historically reprocessed data with not fully assessed quality

Data from the first two categories can be used to analyse climate variability and change, the third only supports operational climate monitoring activities such as monthly bulletins and the fourth is related to input provided to past reanalyses at ECMWF.

 
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