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The Dataset of the CeiLinEx 2015 Ceilometer Inter-comparison Experiment

Margit Pattantyús-Ábrahám, Ina Mattis, Robert Begbie, Juan Antonio Bravo-Aranda, Mike Brettle, Jan Cermak, Marc-Antoine Drouin, Alexander Geiß, Ulrich Görsdorf, Alexander Haefele, Martial Haeffelin, Maxime Hervo, Kateřina Komínková, Ronny Leinweber, Christoph Münkel, Kornelia Pönitz, Joshua Vande Hey, Frank Wagner & Matthias Wiegner
This dataset provides the measurement records of the CeilinEx2015 Ceilometer Inter-comparison Experiment (url: http://ceilinex2015.de/) which was held in Deutscher Wetterdienst's Richard-Assmann Meteorological Observatory in Lindenberg, Germany between June 1st and September 15th 2015. Ceilometers are widely applied to determine cloud base heights, moreover they provide aerosol backscatter profiles up to 15km from the ground. Six types of ceilometers were compared (Lufft CHM 15k Nimbus, Lufft CHX 15k Nimbus, Vaisala CL31, Vaisala CL51, Vaisala LD40, Campbell...

Vertically integrated water vapour, humidity and temperature at pressures levels and layers from ATOVS

Nathalie Courcoux & Marc Schröder
The CM SAF ATOVS data set offers 13 years (01 January 1999 - 31 December 2011) of water vapour and temperature satellite-derived global products. Different parameters generated simultaneously are available: vertically integrated water vapour (kg/m2), vertically integrated water vapour (kg/m2) and mean temperature (K) in 5 layers, specific humidity (g/kg) and temperature (K) on 6 levels. Also available are number of valid observations and an uncertainty estimate. The data set was derived from ATOVS onboard...

COSMO Technical Report No. 34: COsmo Towards Ensembles at the Km-scale IN Our countries (COTEKINO), Priority Project final report

C. Marsigli, M. Arpagaus, E. Astakhova, R. Bonanno, G. Duniec, R. Keane, W. Interewicz, R. Kohlhepp, D. Leuenberger, N. Loglisci, E. Machulskaya, D. Alferov, A. Mazur, V. Maurer, A. Montani, G. Rivin, I. Rozinkina, L. Torrisi & A. Walser
The Technical Reports are intended mainly for internal use within the COSMO group (COSMO = Consortium for Small Scale Modeling), but also to inform other groups on model changes and research activities. The purpose of the Technical Reports is 1. to document scientific research activities, 2. to document technical changes to the model system, 3. to give an overview on new components of the model system.

COSMO Technical Report No. 39: Studying Perturbations for the Representation of modeling uncertainties in Ensemble Development (SPRED Final Report)

C. Marsigli, D. Alferov, E. Astakhova, G. Duniec, D. Gayfulin, C. Gebhardt, W. Interewicz, N. Loglisci, F. Marcucci, A. Mazur, A. Montani, M. Tsyrulnikov & A. Walser
The Technical Reports are intended mainly for internal use within the COSMO group (COSMO = Consortium for Small Scale Modeling), but also to inform other groups on model changes and research activities. The purpose of the Technical Reports is 1. to document scientific research activities, 2. to document technical changes to the model system, 3. to give an overview on new components of the model system.

Surface Radiation Data Set - Heliosat (SARAH) - Edition 2

Uwe Pfeifroth, Steffen Kothe, Richard Müller, Jörg Trentmann, Rainer Hollmann, Petra Fuchs & Martin Werscheck
The second edition of the Surface Solar Radiation Data Set - Heliosat (SARAH-2) is a satellite-based climate data record of the solar surface irradiance, the surface direct irradiance (direct horizontal and direct normalized), the sunshine duration, spectral information, and the effective cloud albedo derived from satellite-observations of the visible channels of the MVIRI and the SEVIRI instruments onboard the geostationary Meteosat satellites. The data are available from 1983 to 2015 and cover the region ±65°...

Total column water vapour from SSM/I and MERIS at 0.5°

Marc Schröder, Rasmus Lindstrot & Martin Stengel
The combined SSM/I+MERIS total column water vapour (TCWV) data record was derived on a global grid over ocean and cloud free land, with a spatial resolution of 0.5° over ice-free ocean (SSM/I) and 0.05° over land and coastal ocean (MERIS) and stored in NetCDF files that are fully compliant with the NetCDF Climate Forecast convention. Ocean area with sun glint, where SSM/I observations are not available, is blended with gridded MERIS data. In order to...

GPCC Full Data Reanalysis Version 7.0 at 0.5°: Monthly Land-Surface Precipitation from Rain-Gauges built on GTS-based and Historic Data

Udo Schneider, Andreas Becker, Peter Finger, Anja Meyer-Christoffer, Bruno Rudolf & Markus Ziese
This is the centennial GPCC Full Data Reanalysis of monthly global land-surface precipitation based on the 75,000 stations world-wide that feature record durations of 10 years or longer. This product contains the monthly totals on a regular grid with a spatial resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° latitude by longitude. Precipitation anomalies at the stations are interpolated and then superimposed on the GPCC Climatology V2015 in the corresponding resolution (DOI: 10.5676/DWD_GPCC/CLIM_M_V2015_050). The temporal coverage of the...

Monthly, daily and hourly grids of 12 commonly used meteorological variables for Germany estimated by the Project TRY Advancement

Stefan Krähenmann, Andreas Walter, Susanne Brienen, Florian Imbery & Andreas Matzarakis
These gridded data covering Germany have been prepared within the project TRY Advancement, for the period 1995-2012, in order to generate hourly datasets for Germany. The data include hourly, daily and monthly grids of 12 meteorological variables: near-surface (2m) temperature, near surface (2m) dew point temperature, near surface (2m) relative humidity, near surface (2m) vapour pressure, sea level pressure, near-surface (10m) wind speed and wind direction, cloud cover, shortwave direct and global radiation, upward and...

GPCC Homogenized Precipitation Analysis HOMPRA for Europe Version 1.0 (at 0.5, 1.0, 2.5 °): Homogenized Monthly Land-Surface Precipitation and Precipitation Normals from Rain-Gauges built on GTS-based and Historic Data

Elke Rustemeier, Anja Meyer-Christoffer, Andreas Becker, Peter Finger, Udo Schneider & Markus Ziese
The new Homogenized Precipitation Analysis HOMPRA is focussing on the period 1951-2005 and consists of data from ca. 5,340 stations over europe (with at least 90% complete years of precipitation values). Method for break-point detection: approach of Caussinus and Mestre (Caussinus, Mestre 2004) ; Data correction: multiple linear regression (Mestre 2003).

ESA Cloud_cci cloud property datasets retrieved from passive satellite sensors: ATSR2-AATSR L3C/L3U/L2 cloud products - Version 2.0

Caroline Poulsen, Greg McGarragh, Gareth Thomas, Matthew Christensen, Adam Povey, Don Grainger, Simon Proud & Rainer Hollmann

GPCC Full Data Monthly Version 2018.0 at 0.25°: Monthly Land-Surface Precipitation from Rain-Gauges built on GTS-based and Historic Data

Udo Schneider, Andreas Becker, Peter Finger, Anja Meyer-Christoffer & Markus Ziese
This is the centennial GPCC Full Data Monthly Product of monthly global land-surface precipitation based on ~ 80,000 stations world-wide that feature record durations of 10 years or longer. The data coverage per month varies from ~10,000 to more than 50,000 stations. This product contains the monthly totals on a regular grid with a spatial resolution of 0.25° 0.5° x 0.5° latitude by longitude. Precipitation anomalies at the stations are interpolated and then superimposed on...

GPCC Homogenized Precipitation Analysis HOMPRA for Europe Version 1.0 (at 0.5, 1.0, 2.5 °): Homogenized Monthly Land-Surface Precipitation and Precipitation Normals from Rain-Gauges built on GTS-based and Historic Data

Elke Rustemeier, Anja Meyer-Christoffer, Andreas Becker, Peter Finger, Udo Schneider & Markus Ziese
The new Homogenized Precipitation Analysis HOMPRA is focussing on the period 1951-2005 and consists of data from ca. 5,340 stations over europe (with at least 90% complete years of precipitation values). Method for break-point detection: approach of Caussinus and Mestre (Caussinus, Mestre 2004) ; Data correction: multiple linear regression (Mestre 2003).

Hamburg Ocean Atmosphere Parameters and Fluxes from Satellite Data - HOAPS 4.0

Axel Andersson, Kathrin Graw, Marc Schröder, Karsten Fennig, Julian Liman, Stephan Bakan, Rainer Hollmann & Christian Klepp
The Hamburg Ocean Atmosphere Parameters and Fluxes from Satellite data record (HOAPS) is a completely satellite based climatology of precipitation, evaporation and freshwater budget (evaporation minus precipitation) as well as of latent heat flux, total column water vapour, near surface specific humidity and near surface wind speed over the global ice free oceans. All variables are derived from recalibrated and intercalibrated measurements from SSM/I and SSMIS passive microwave radiometers, except for the SST, which is...

GPCC Monitoring Product: Near Real-Time Monthly Land-Surface Precipitation from Rain-Gauges based on SYNOP and CLIMAT data

Udo Schneider, Andreas Becker, Peter Finger, Anja Meyer-Christoffer, Bruno Rudolf & Markus Ziese
This is the GPCC Monitoring Product of monthly global land-surface precipitation based on the station database (SYNOP, CLIMAT) available via the Global Telecommunication System (GTS) of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) at the time of analysis (2 months after end of an analysis month). This product contains the monthly totals on a regular latitude/longitude grid with a spatial resolution of 1.0° x 1.0° and 2.5° x 2.5°degrees. Interpolation is made on the anomalies from the...

SEVIRI cloud mask dataset - Edition 1

Anke Kniffka, Martin Stengel & Rainer Hollmann
The SEVIRI cloud mask dataset has been generated and released by the EUMETSAT Satellite Application Facility on Climate Monitoring (CM SAF) to enhance the cloud property dataset CLAAS. The SEVIRI cloud mask dataset contains the cloud mask in 15 minutes temporal resolution. The dataset is pixel based, where a SEVIRI pixel is about 4x4 km² in size, depending on location in SEVIRI's field of view. The data are provided with regional coverage from ± 60°...

CM SAF Surface Radiation MVIRI Data Set 1.0

Rebekka Posselt, Richard Müller, Reto Stöckli & Jörg Trentmann
The CM SAF Surface Radiation MVIRI Data Set is a satellite-based climatology of the surface irradiance, the surface direct irradiance and the effective cloud albedo derived from satellite-observations from the visible channel of the MVIRI instruments onboard the geostationary Meteosat satellites. The data are available from 1983 to 2005 and cover the region ±70° longitude and ±70° latitude. The products are available as monthly, daily, and hourly averages on a regular latitude/longitude grid with a...

CLARA-A2: CM SAF cLoud, Albedo and surface RAdiation dataset from AVHRR data - Edition 2

Karl-Göran Karlsson, Kati Anttila, Jörg Trentmann, Martin Stengel, Jan Fokke Meirink, Abhay Devasthale, Timo Hanschmann, Steffen Kothe, Emmihenna Jääskeläinen, Joseph Sedlar, Nikos Benas, Gerd-Jan van Zadelhoff, Cornelia Schlundt, Diana Stein, Stephan Finkensieper, Nina Håkansson, Rainer Hollmann, Petra Fuchs & Martin Werscheck
The CLARA-A2 record provides cloud properties, surface albedo and surface radiation parameters derived from the AVHRR sensor onboard polar orbiting NOAA and METOP satellites. This second edition is the improved and extended follow-up of the first version of the record (Karlsson et al., 2013; CLARA-A1 DOI: 10.5676/EUM_SAF_CM/CLARA_AVHRR/V001) which now covers a 34 year time period (1982-2015). Original visible radiances were inter-calibrated and homogenised, using MODIS data as a reference, before applying the various parameter retrievals....

CM SAF TOA Radiation GERB/SEVIRI Data Record - Edition 2

Nicolas Clerbaux, Manon Urbain, Alessandro Ipe, Edward Baudrez, Almudena Velazquez-Blazquez, Tom Akkermans, Rainer Hollmann, Petra Fuchs, Nathalie Selbach & Martin Werscheck
The TOA Radiation GERB/SEVIRI record from CM SAF provides estimates of the Top Of Atmosphere broadband radiative fluxes derived from the Geostationary Earth Radiation Budget (GERB) and the Spinning Enhance Visible and InfraRed Imager (SEVIRI) sensors onboard the Meteosat Second Generation satellites. The outgoing radiation is reported in terms of TOA Reflected Solar (TRS) and TOA Emitted Thermal (TET) fluxes. This second edition is the improved and extended follow-up of the first edition of the...

Fundamental Climate Data Record of SSM/I Brightness Temperatures

Karsten Fennig, Axel Andersson & Marc Schröder
The CM SAF Fundamental Climate Data Record of SSM/I Brightness Temperatures covers the time period from July 1987 to December 2008 including all available data from the six SSM/I radiometers aboard F08, F10, F11, F13, F14, and F15. It provides homogenised and inter-calibrated brightness temperatures in a user friendly data format. SSM/I data are used for a variety of applications, such as analyses of the hydrological cycle and related atmospheric and surface parameters, as well...

GPCC Full Data Monthly Version 2018.0 at 0.5°: Monthly Land-Surface Precipitation from Rain-Gauges built on GTS-based and Historic Data

Udo Schneider, Andreas Becker, Peter Finger, Anja Meyer-Christoffer & Markus Ziese
This is the centennial GPCC Full Data Monthly Product of monthly global land-surface precipitation based on ~ 80,000 stations world-wide that feature record durations of 10 years or longer. The data coverage per month varies from ~10,000 to more than 50,000 stations. This product contains the monthly totals on a regular grid with a spatial resolution of 0.25° 0.5° x 0.5° latitude by longitude. Precipitation anomalies at the stations are interpolated and then superimposed on...

GPCC Precipitation Climatology Version 2018 at 0.5°: Monthly Land-Surface Precipitation Climatology for Every Month and the Total Year from Rain-Gauges built on GTS-based and Historic Data

Anja Meyer-Christoffer, Andreas Becker, Peter Finger, Udo Schneider & Markus Ziese
The new Global Precipitation Climatology is focussing on the period 1951-2000 and consists of data from ca. 80,000 stations. The climatology comprises normals collected by WMO (CLINOs), delivered by the countries to GPCC or calculated from time-series of monthly data (with at least 10 complete years of data) available in our data base. In case that time series of sufficient length (more than 40 years) for the period 1951-2000 were not available from a specific...

GPCC Climatology Version 2011 at 0.5°: Monthly Land-Surface Precipitation Climatology for Every Month and the Total Year from Rain-Gauges built on GTS-based and Historic Data

Anja Meyer-Christoffer, Andreas Becker, Peter Finger, Bruno Rudolf, Udo Schneider & Markus Ziese
This is the GPCC Precipitation Climatology providing the mean monthly global land-surface precipitation for every month of the year and the annual total. It is based on the 67,200 stations world-wide that feature record durations of 10 years or longer, for the target reference period January 1951 to December 2000. However, if no station data were available for the target period, earlier or later data records of 10 years or longer are considered, yielding a...

HOAPS/GPCC European daily precipitation data record with uncertainty estimates using satellite and gauge based observations at 0.5°

Axel Andersson, Markus Ziese, Felix Dietzsch, Marc Schröder, Andreas Becker & Kirstin Schamm
This dataset contains European precipitation observations combined from satellite and rain gauge data over ocean and over land, respectively. It spans the years 1988-2008 and has a spatial resolution of 0.5°×0.5°. The European domain is defined from 30°N to 80°N and from 30°W to 65°E. Satellite observations are based on SSMI/I data of the HOAPS-3.2 dataset of CM SAF. These data have been extended with observations from the TMI microwave imager. The basic rain rate...

CM SAF Meteosat Surface Radiation Daylight Data Set 1.0

Richard Müller & Jörg Trentmann
The CM SAF Daylight Data Set is a satellite-based climatology derived from satellite-observations from the visible channel of the Meteosat satellites. The data are available from 1983 to 2011 and cover the region ±65° longitude and ±65° latitude. The products are available as monthly, and daily means on a regular latitude/longitude grid with a spatial resolution of 0.05° x 0.05° degrees.

GPCC Homogenized Precipitation Analysis HOMPRA for Europe Version 1.0 (at 0.5, 1.0, 2.5 °): Homogenized Monthly Land-Surface Precipitation and Precipitation Normals from Rain-Gauges built on GTS-based and Historic Data

Elke Rustemeier, Anja Meyer-Christoffer, Andreas Becker, Peter Finger, Udo Schneider & Markus Ziese
The new Homogenized Precipitation Analysis HOMPRA is focussing on the period 1951-2005 and consists of data from ca. 5,340 stations over europe (with at least 90% complete years of precipitation values). Method for break-point detection: approach of Caussinus and Mestre (Caussinus, Mestre 2004) ; Data correction: multiple linear regression (Mestre 2003).

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  • 2019
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Affiliations

  • German Meteorological Service
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  • Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology
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  • Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
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