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National Solar Radiation Data Base Hourly Solar Data from Alaska, 1961-1990

Summary

The radiation data are derived from the National Solar Radiation Data Base (NSRDB) hourly data in synoptic format, and provided by the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). They contain hourly global horizontal solar irradiance, direct normal solar irradiance, and diffuse horizontal solar irradiance for 17 Solar and Meteorological Surface Observation Network (SAMSON) stations in Alaska from January 1, 1961 through December 31, 1990. The data are distributed with permission from NCDC.

Data access

ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Related projects: ARCSS
Observational frequency: hourly
Spatial type: point
Categories: Arctic, Surface
Platforms: Radiometer
Documentation: readme_arcss043.txt [1 KB]

Temporal coverage

Begin datetime: 1961-01-01 00:00:00, End datetime: 1990-12-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Minimum latitude: 55.000000, Minimum longitude: -170.000000
Maximum latitude: 72.000000, Maximum longitude: -131.000000

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Point of contact

Thomas F. Ross
Meteorologist
NCDC
E-Mail address: tom dot ross at noaa dot gov