• Cloudy Boundary Layer: A Climatology from Space
    A MEaSUREs Cloudy Boundary Layer Data Record

    A new multi-sensor multi-parameter Earth System Data Record of state of the art observations of the cloudy boundary layer was created as part of the MEaSUREs Program. This data record is intended to help better understand the physics of the cloudy boundary layer from a global perspective, and for the evaluation of models of varying complexity from simple bulk models to fully coupled global models. This project is focused on four key variables: boundary layer water vapor, liquid water path, boundary layer height and light surface precipitation.


  • Multi-Sensor Ultra-high Resolution (MUR) SST Field

    Mapping sea surface temperature (SST) from satellite measurements and surface observation (ship an bouy data). SST data are useful for weather forecasting, fisheries management, ocean acoustic communication, and scientific studies of climate and marine life.


  • GOZCARDS: Global Ozone Chemistry And Related trace gas Data records for the Stratosphere

    The Global Ozone Chemistry And Related trace gas Data records for the Stratosphere (GOZCARDS) MEaSUREs project provides stratospheric composition data from Earth system data records. The science focus of this data includes ozone decline and recovery. High-quality long-term ozone and related trace gas data records are needed to (a) evaluate and understand composition changes in the atmosphere and (b) constrain model representations of atmospheric dynamics and photochemistry.


  • JPL MEaSUREs Gridded Sea Surface Height Anomalies Version 1609

    These are gridded Sea Surface Height Anomalies (SSHA) above a 10 year time mean surface, on 1/6th degree grid every 5 days. It contains the fully corrected heights, but delayed 1-3 months. If you require data sooner there is an interim dataset available, but with slightly lower accuracy at http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/SLINT-CDRV1. The gridded data are derived from the SSHA data of TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason-1, Jason-2 and Jason-3 as reference data from the level 2 swath data found at http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/MERGED_TP_J1_OSTM_OST_CYCLES_V3, plus ERS-1, ERS-2, Envisat, SARAL-AltiKa, CRyosat-2, depending on the date, from the RADS database. The gridding is done by the kriging method. The date given in the data is the center of the 5 day window.


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