National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service(NESDIS)
Global Monthly AVHRR Climatology Over Land
Clear-sky top-of-the-atmosphere variables
by Garik Gutman, Dan Tarpley, Aleksandr Ignatov, NOAA/NESDIS Satellite Research Laboratory, Camp Springs, Maryland
and Steve Olson, Research and Data Systems Corporation, Greenbelt, Maryland.
This is Volume 3 in the Global Change Data Base:
Editor David Hastings, NOAA/NESDIS National Geophysical Data Center, Boulder, Colorado
This is Disc 1 of a two CD-ROM series. It presents Monthly Climatological
Data, derived from NOAA's Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer. The
data were produced by the Satellite Research Laboratory; Office of Research
and Applications; National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information
Service; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
In the hypertext links below, click on the boldface word to the left, to get a listing
of the named directory on the CD-ROM. Click on the link in normal (not boldface) type, to get a "readme"
file on the contents of that directory. Some of the links get you to more substantial
materials. Those links are noted in bold italics below...
The Directory structure is:
A more detailed overview of this CD-ROM
Disc 2 of this set contains selected data from Disc 1, registered
to NGDC's Global Change Data Base. It also contains many ancillary data
sets from the Global Change Data Base, including soils, topography,
vegetation, ecosystems, climatic and other data. These data can be
valuable in interdisciplinary applications of the AVHRR Climatologies.
These CD-ROMs are distributed by the
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service
National Geophysical Data Center
Boulder CO 80303
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Revised July 11, 1997
Revised: 25 February 1997