NCAR Climate Data Guide Content with Tag: combination of existing datasets

Cloud Dataset Overview
Years of Record: 1982/01 to 2009/12
Clouds cover about 70% of the earth's surface. They are important components of the cliimate's water and energy budgets. Historically, cloud reports have come from station or ship observations.  The satellite observation era, beginning in the 1980’s and spanning now more than 30 years, allows...
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Timestep: Climatology,Monthly Domain: Global
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GFED: Global Fire Emissions Database
Years of Record: 1997/01 to 2015/12
The Global Fire Emissions Database (GFED)  "combines satellite information on fire activity and vegetation productivity to estimate gridded monthly burned area and fire emissions, as well as scalars that can be used to calculate higher temporal resolution emissions."
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Formats: HDF Timestep: Daily,Monthly,Annual Domain: Global
HadIOD (contributed by C Atkinson)
HadIOD: Met Office-Hadley Centre Integrated Ocean Database
Years of Record: 1850/01 to 2019/12
HadIOD (Met Office Hadley Centre Integrated Ocean Database) is a global database of in situ ocean temperature and salinity observations, spanning 1850-present on a daily timestep. It is somewhat unique among temperature and salinity datasets in that it combines observations from both surface and...
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Formats: netCDF Timestep: Daily,Monthly Domain: Global
Harmonized Soil Carbon Database
Years of Record: 2013/09
"This state-of-the-art database was established by IIASA and FAO in partnership with: ISRIC-World Soil Information which, together with the FAO, contributed recent regional soil and terrain databases together with the WISE soil profile database; The European Soil Bureau Network, which provided...
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Formats: netCDF | ARC/INFO ASCII GRID Domain: Global
ocean energy budget based on IAP ocean temperature analysis (contributed by L Cheng)
Ocean temperature analysis and heat content estimate from Institute of Atmospheric Physics
Years of Record: 1940/01 to 2016/12
The Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP) ocean temperature analysis features global coverage of the oceans, at 1° x1° horizontal resolution on 41 vertical levels from 1-2000m, and monthly resolution from 1940 to present.  As such, it is aimed at studies of climate variability and change,...
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Formats: netCDF | ascii Timestep: Monthly Domain: Global
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