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Maldives KCO All Sky Camera Imagery

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Summary

This data set is a collection of 17140 daytime cloud images taken with a Total Sky Imager (TSI; Yankee Environmental Systems) at the Kaashidhoo Climate Observatory (KCO) in the Maldives, during the 1999 INDOEX intensive field phase. The data set starts on 19 February 1999 at 10:43:39 Universal Time and ends on 31 March 1999 at 13:08:33 UT. KCO is located at 4.9664 degrees N and 73.4657 degrees E, the TSI was mounted about 5 m above sea level (mean elevation of the site is about 0.5-1.0 m) on the rooftop of the accommodation house.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1999-02-19 00:00:00
End datetime 1999-03-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


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Maximum (North) Latitude: 25.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -25.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 50.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 100.00

Primary point of contact information

Jurgen M. Lobert <jlobert@ucsd.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Lobert, J., Center for Clouds, Chemistry and Climate (C4), Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California - San Diego. 2011. Maldives KCO All Sky Camera Imagery. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/22.050. Accessed 04 Dec 2021.

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