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INDOEX: Maldives KCO All Sky Camera Imagery


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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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2011-05-17)
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Spatial Type raster
Frequency other
Language English
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Temporal coverage

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

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

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

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Jurgen M. Lobert <>

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Lobert, J., Ramanathan, V. 2011. INDOEX: Maldives KCO All Sky Camera Imagery. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 19 Apr 2024.

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