TOVS-Derived Downwelling Surface Longwave Radiation in the Arctic 1979-2005
This data set contains downwelling flux of longwave radiation (DLF) measurements over the Arctic. These data were derived from TIROS-N Operational Vertical Sounder (TOVS) radiances of temperature profiles, humidity estimates, and cloud cover combined with brightness temperature differences from pairs of infrared and near-infrared TOVS channels used to infer cloud phase and geometric thickness. Data were gathered daily between 13 July 1979 through 31 December 2005.
- download: NSF Arctic Data Center
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|Grant Code||0611577 and 0240791|
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|Begin datetime||1979-07-13 12:00:00|
|End datetime||2005-12-31 12:00:00|
Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 180.00
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Francis, J. 2012. TOVS-Derived Downwelling Surface Longwave Radiation in the Arctic 1979-2005. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6Q23XCC. Accessed 25 Feb 2020.
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