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Decadal Fog and Low Cloud Frequency Spatial Dataset

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Alicia Torregrosa(Principal Investigator), California Landscape Conservation Cooperative(funder), California Landscape Conservation Cooperative(administrator), Decadal Fog and Low Cloud Frequency Spatial Dataset, http://climate.calcommons.org/datasets/summertime-fog

Summary

The raster grids in this dataset show the relative amount of summertime fog and low cloud cover (FLCC) over a decade for North and Central Coastal California on either a monthly or annual basis. Summertime FLCC is calculated as the average FLCC hours per day from an archive of hourly, day and night, June, July, August, and September, 1999 - 2009, GOES (geostationary operational environmental satellite) images collected and processed into ~26, 000 cloud maps by the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA). These decadal average FLCC rasters do not include years 2001 and 2006 due to missing or incomplete data for June 2001 and August 2006.Layers included:Files, Description1 Decadal Summer (average of all 4 summer months [...]

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  • California Landscape Conservation Cooperative
  • LC MAP - Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis Portal

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