Solar radiation enters the Earth's atmosphere with a portion being scattered by clouds and aerosols.

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at the NASA Langley Research Center

ISCCP TOVS NAT

ISCCP TOVS NAT

Atmospheric Profiles, NATIVE file format

Project Title: 
ISCCP
Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Spatial Resolution: 

280km equal-area grid

Temporal Coverage: 

12/01/1980 - 12/31/2009

Temporal Resolution: 

Daily and monthly, global

File Format: 
NATIVE

Earthdata Search: Order Data

DOI: 

10.5067/ISCCP/TOVS_NAT
(see below for Data Citation Information)

Tropopause Pressure
Surface Pressure
Cloud Top Pressure
Temperature Profiles
Precipitable Water Profiles
Cloud Amount
Tropopause Temperature
Surface Temperature
Ozone

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To cite the data in publications:
ISCCP Science Team (1999), ISCCP TOVS NAT, Hampton, VA, USA: NASA Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC), Accessed <author citing data inserts date here> at doi: 10.5067/ISCCP/TOVS_NAT