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CASES-97: Hemispheric Sky Imager Cloud Fraction Retrievals


This dataset contains the NOAA/ARL/SRRB Hemispheric Sky Imager Cloud Fraction Retrievals, both raw and processed data. The cloud fraction files are in ASCII format, with the extension "cfp." Please see the read-me file for more info. These data are provided as a single tar file.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency 1 minute
Language English
GCMD Science Keywords Expand keywords

Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1997-04-18 00:00:00
End datetime 1997-05-18 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 45.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 32.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -106.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -86.00

Primary point of contact information

Charles N. Long <>

Additional contact information


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Long, C., Pennsylvania State University (PSU). 2006. CASES-97: Hemispheric Sky Imager Cloud Fraction Retrievals. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 21 Oct 2021.

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