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Climate data records based on data from polar orbiting satellites:
…based on AVHRR GAC data

Data recordsavailabilityStatus*remarks
(Fractional) cloud cover (CFC/CMA)Jan 1982-Dec 2015releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Cloud Optical Thickness (COT)Jan 1982-Dec 2009releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Cloud Phase (CPH)Jan 1982-Dec 2015releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Cloud Top parameters (CTO)Jan 1982-Dec 2015releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Cloud Water Path (CWP)Jan 1982-Dec 2015releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Ice Water Path (IWP)Jan 1982-Dec 2015releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Joint Cloud Histogram (JCH)Jan 1982-Dec 2015releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Liquid Water Path (LWP)Jan 1982-Dec 2015releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Surface Albedo (SAL)Jan 1982-Dec 2015releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Surface Downward Longwave Radiation (SDL)Jan 1982-Dec 2009releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Surface Incoming Shortwave Radiation (SIS)Jan 1982-Dec 2015releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Surface Net Shortwave Radiation (SNS)Jan 1989**-Dec 2009releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Surface Net Longwave Radiation (SNL)Jan 1989**-Dec 2009releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Surface Outgoing Longwave Radiation (SOL)Jan 1982-Dec 2009releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Surface Radiation Budget (SRB)Jan 1989**-Dec 2009releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Cloud Radiative Effect SW (CFS)Jan 1989**-Dec 2009releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
Cloud Radiative Effect LW (CFL)Jan 1989**-Dec 2009releasedbased on AVHRR GAC data,
example
* Product status see Product Definitions
** The products for the time period 1982-1988 are available as auxiliary data.

…based on ATOVS data

Data recordsavailabilityStatus*remarks
Vertically integrated water vapour (HTW)Jan 1999-Dec 2011releasedbased on ATOVS data, example
Water vapour, temperature and humidity at
5 layers (HLW)
Jan 1999-Dec 2011releasedbased on ATOVS data, example
Temperature and specific humidity at 6
pressure levels (HSH)
Jan 1999-Dec 2011releasedbased on ATOVS data, example
* Product status see Product Definitions

…based on Microwave Imager data

Data recordsavailabilityStatus*remarks
Vertically integrated water vapour (HTW)Jul 1987-Dec 2014releasedbased on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
example
Evaporation – Precipitation (EMP)Jul 1987-Dec 2014releasedbased on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
example
Evaporation (EVA)Jul 1987-Dec 2014releasedbased on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
example
Latent Heat Fluxes (LHF)Jul 1987-Dec 2014releasedbased on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
example
Near Surface Specific Humidity (NSH)Jul 1987-Dec 2014releasedbased on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
example
Precipitation (PRE)Jul 1987-Dec 2014releasedbased on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
example
Near Surface Wind Speed (SWS)Jul 1987-Dec 2014releasedbased on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
example
Latent heat transfer coefficient (LTC)**Jul 1987-Dec 2014released**based on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
HOAPS, example
Vertically integrated liquid water (LWP)**Jul 1987-Dec 2014released**based on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
HOAPS, example
Difference in humidity (SHD)**Jul 1987-Dec 2014released**based on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
HOAPS, example
Sensible heat flux at sea surface (SHF)**Jul 1987-Dec 2014released**based on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
HOAPS, example
Surface net longwave radiation (SNL)**Jul 1987-Dec 2014released**based on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
HOAPS, example
Sea surface saturation specific humidity
(SSH)**
Jul 1987-Dec 2014released**based on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
HOAPS, example
Sea surface temperature (SST)**Jul 1987-Dec 2014released **based on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
HOAPS, example
Vertically integrated total (ice + liquid)
water (TWP)**
Jul 1987-Dec 2014released **based on SSM/I and SSMIS (Ocean) data,
HOAPS, example
Microwave Radiance FCDR (BTR)Oct 1978-Dec 2015releasedbased on SMMR, SSM/I and
SSMIS data, example
* Product status see Product Definitions
** Data available under HOAPS data policy see http://www.hoaps.zmaw.de/

Climate data records based on data from geostationary satellites:

…based on MSG/SEVIRI data

Data recordsavailabilityStatus*remarks
Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD)Feb 2004-Dec 2012releasedbased on SEVIRI data
(Fractional) cloud cover (CFC/CMA)Jan 2004-Dec 2015releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Joint Cloud Histogram (JCH)Jan 2004-Dec 2015releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Cloud Top parameters (CTO/CTX)Jan 2004-Dec 2015releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Cloud Optical Thickness (COT)Jan 2004-Dec 2011releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Cloud Phase (CPH)Jan 2004-Dec 2015releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Cloud Physical Products (CPP)Jan 2004-Dec 2015releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Cloud Water Path (CWP)Jan 2004-Dec 2015releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Liquid Water Path (LWP)Jan 2004-Dec 2015releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Ice Water Path (IWP)Jan 2004-Dec 2015releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Surface Albedo (SAL)Jan 2004-Dec 2011releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Surface Net Shortwave Radiation (SNS)Jan 2006-Dec 2011releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Surface Outgoing Longwave Radiation (SOL)Jan 2006-Dec 2011releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Surface Downward Longwave Radiation (SDL)Jan 2006-Dec 2011releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Surface Net Longwave Radiation (SNL)Jan 2006-Dec 2011releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Surface Radiation Budget (SRB)Jan 2006-Dec 2011releasedbased on SEVIRI data
DaylightJan 2006-Dec 2011releasedbased on SEVIRI data
* Product status see Product Definitions

…based on MFG/MVIRI data

Data recordsavailabilityStatus*remarks
Effective cloud albedo (CAL)Jan 1983-Jan 2005releasedbased on MFG/MVIRI data,
example
Surface incoming direct radiation (SID)Jan 1983-Jan 2005releasedbased on MFG/MVIRI data,
example
Surface incoming shortwave radiation (SIS)Jan 1983-Jan 2005releasedbased on MFG/MVIRI data,
example
Surface net shortwave radiation (SNS)Jan 1983-Dec 2005releasedbased on MVIRI data
DaylightJan 1983-Dec 2005releasedbased on MVIRI data
* Product status see Product Definitions

…based on MFG/MVIRI data and MSG SEVIRI data

Data records availabilityStatus*remarks
Effective cloud albedo (CAL)1983-2015releasedbased on MVIRI and SEVIRI data
Cloud Fractinoal Cover (CFC)1991-2015releasedbased on MVIRI and SEVIRI data
Direct Normalized Irradiance (DNI)1983-2015releasedbased on MVIRI and SEVIRI data
Free tropospheric humidity (FTH)Jul 1983-Dec 2009releasedbased on MVIRI-like data
Land Surface Temperature (LST)1991-2015releasedbased on MVIRI and SEVIRI data
Sunshine duration (SDU)1983-2015releasedbased on MVIRI and SEVIRI data
Surface Incoming Direct Radiation (SID)1983-2015releasedbased on MVIRI and SEVIRI data
Surface Incoming Shortwave Radiation (SIS)1983-2015releasedbased on MVIRI and SEVIRI data
Spectral Resolved Irradiance (SRI)1983-2015releasedbased on MVIRI and SEVIRI data
Emitted thermal radiation flux at the top of
atmosphere (TET)
1983-2015releasedbased on MVIRI and SEVIRI data
Reflected solare radiation flux at top of
atmosphere (TRS)
1983-2015releasedbased on MVIRI and SEVIRI data
* Product status see Product Definitions

…based on MSG/SEVIRI and GERB data

Data recordsavailabilityStatus*remarks
Cloud Radiative Effect SW (CFS)Jan 2006-Dec 2011releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Cloud Radiative Effect LW (CFL)Jan 2006-Dec 2011releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Surface Incoming Shortwave Radiation (SIS)Jan 2006-Dec 2011releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Surface Incoming Direct Radiation (SID)Jan 2006-Dec 2011releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Spectral Resolved Irradiance (SRI)Jan 2006-Dec 2011releasedbased on SEVIRI data
Emitted thermal radiative flux at top of atmosphere
(TET)
Feb 2004–Apr2015releasedbased on MSG/SEVIRI+GERB
Reflected solar radiative flux at top of atmosphere
(TRS)
Feb 2004–Apr2015releasedbased on MSG/SEVIRI+GERB
* Product status see Product Definitions

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