The AVHRR Global Climate Dataset

45 Minutes

Karl-Göran Karlsson

The AVHRR Global Climate Dataset

Published: 10 August 2012

The so called Global Area Coverage (GAC) climate dataset, derived from AVHRR data, provides information on cloud and radiation parameters from 1982 – 2009 covering the entire globe. This presentation gives an overview on the GAC dataset ranging from technical information, such as spatial resolution, time resolution, sensors used, climate variables covered by the dataset, accuracy of the data to some real world application examples.

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climate data, radiation, albedo, CLARA