The CLOUDMAP 2 project cloud products include cloud top pressure, height, phase, fraction, effective radius and optical depth derived using a variational analysis method applied to data from the Along Track Scanning Radiometer-2 (ATSR-2) over Europe. These data are the result of a contract to Eumetsat for application to the Spinning Enhanced Visible Infra-Red Imager (SEVIRI) and partly under the European Framework 5 CLOUMAP2 project.
This dataset contains Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) cloud radar products.
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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data were collected by the Spinning Enhanced Visible Infra-Red Imager (SEVIRI), the Along Track Scanning Radiometer-2 (ATSR-2) and Meteosat Second Generation Observations. The data were passed on to the BADC for archiving.
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Data are CDF formatted
|RAL 78GHz cloud radar||Deployed on: Chilbolton Atmospheric Observatory (CAO)|
|Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) 905 nm Vaisala CT75K Lidar Ceilometer||Deployed on: Chilbolton Atmospheric Observatory (CAO)|
- long_name: Cloud Amount
- names: Cloud Amount
- long_name: Cloud Fraction
- names: Cloud Fraction
- gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0143
- long_name: Cloud Height
- gcmd_keyword: Cloud Height
- names: Cloud Height, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0143
- long_name: Cloud Optical Depth
- names: Cloud Optical Depth
- gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0149
- gcmd_keyword: Cloud Top Pressure
- long_name: Cloud Top Pressure
- names: Cloud Top Pressure, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0149
- gcmd_keyword: Cloud Types
- long_name: Cloud Types
- gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0151
- names: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0151, Cloud Types
- long_name: Droplet Concentration
- names: Droplet Concentration
- long_name: Efective Radius
- names: Efective Radius
- long_name: Frequency
- names: Frequency
- long_name: Phase
- names: Phase
- long_name: Size
- names: Size
- long_name: Thickness
- names: Thickness