This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this website you are agreeing to our use of cookies. 

Dataset

 

ESA Water Vapour Climate Change Initiative (Water_Vapour_cci): Total Column Water Vapour daily gridded data over land at 0.5 degree resolution, version 3.2

Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2022-02-21
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

This dataset consists of daily total column water vapour (TCWV) over land, at a 0.5 degree resolution, observed by various satellite instruments. It has been produced by the European Space Agency Water Vapour Climate Change Initiative (Water_Vapour_cci), and forms part of their TCVW over land Climate Data Record -1 (TCWV-land (CDR-1).

This version of the data is v3.2. This is an updated dataset, which fixes an issue with the filtering of the v3.1 data.

Citable as:  Danne, O.; Falk, U.; Preusker, R.; Brockmann, C.; Fischer, J.; Hegglin, M.I.; Schröder, M. (2022): ESA Water Vapour Climate Change Initiative (Water_Vapour_cci): Total Column Water Vapour daily gridded data over land at 0.5 degree resolution, version 3.2. NERC EDS Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/5bd687c7ea624e3aa68c51e242ae828a
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: water vapour, CCI, TCWV

Details

Previous Info:

2022-02-22 This dataset forms part of the ESA Water Vapour Climate Change Initiative (Water_Vapour_cci): Total Column Water Vapour over la… Show More 2022-02-22 This dataset forms part of the ESA Water Vapour Climate Change Initiative (Water_Vapour_cci): Total Column Water Vapour over land (CDR1), v3.2 dataset collection that can be cited with the doi: 10.5285/4a85c0ef880e4f668cd4ec8e846855ef Show Less

Previously used record identifiers:
No related previous identifiers.
Access rules:
Public data: access to these data is available to both registered and non-registered users.
Use of these data is covered by the following licence: https://artefacts.ceda.ac.uk/licences/specific_licences/esacci_watervapour_terms_and_conditions.pdf. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

Data were produced by the project team and supplied for archiving at the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA).

Data Quality:
For inormation on the data quality see the documentation at https://climate.esa.int/projects/water-vapour/
File Format:
Data are in NetCDF format

Process overview

This dataset was generated by a combination of instruments deployed on platforms and computations as detailed below.

Computation Element: 1

Title Derivation of the ESA Water Vapour Climate Change Initiative Total Column Water Vapour over land (TCWV-land) product, v3.1
Abstract For information on the derivation of the ESA Water Vapour CCI Total Column Water Vapour over land (TCWV-land) data, please see the ATBD (Algorithm Theoretical Baseline Document).
Input Description None
Output Description None
Software Reference None
Output Description None

No variables found.

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2002-07-01T00:00:00
End time:
2017-12-31T23:59:59
Geographic Extent

 
90.0000°
 
-180.0000°
 
180.0000°
 
-90.0000°