SATCORPS CERES GEO Edition 4 Meteosat-09 Southern Hemisphere Version 1.2

Metadata Updated: November 5, 2019

This dataset is comprised of cloud micro-physical and radiation properties derived hourly from Meteosat-9 geostationary satellite imager data using SATCORPS (SATellite ClOud and Radiation Property retrieval System) algorithms from Langley Research Center (LaRC) in support of the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) project. The cloud micro-physical and radiation properties from each active geostationary satellite are merged together to create hourly global cloud properties that are used to estimate fluxes between CERES instrument measurements to account for the changing diurnal cycle. The dataset is arranged as files for each hour and in netCDF-4 format. The observations are at 3-km resolution (at nadir) and are sub-sampled to 6 km.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date March 22, 2019
Metadata Updated Date November 5, 2019

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 22, 2019
Metadata Updated Date November 5, 2019
Unique Identifier C1584979296-LARC_ASDC
Data Manager
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Metadata Catalog ID
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Citation 2016-01-05. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, NASA/LARC/SD/ASDC.
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Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Data First Published 2016-01-05
Homepage URL
Language en-US
Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 2016-01-05
Program Code 026:001
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash ad13479219a007b92447dcc516b9ef43520134c0
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial -50.0 -60.0 60.0 0.0
Temporal 2006-09-23T00:00:00Z/2019-11-04T00:00:00Z
Category CERES, geospatial

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