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Cloud cover fraction ESA
Aug 2002 to April 2012 *)    v3.01
KNMI
Jan 2003 to April 2012 v5: demonst
IUP Heidelberg
Jan 2003 to Nov 2004    
Cloud pressure KNMI
Jan 2003 to April 2012 v5: demonst
Cloud top height IFE/IUP Bremen
Jul 2002 to April 2012    
ESA
Aug 2002 to April 2012 *)    v3.01
Cloud optical thickness IFE/IUP Bremen
Jul 2002 to April 2012    
ESA
Aug 2002 to April 2012 *)    v3.01
Liquid water path IFE/IUP Bremen
Jul 2002 to April 2012    
Phase index IFE/IUP Bremen
Jul 2002 to April 2012    
TOA reflectance (443nm) IFE/IUP Bremen
Jul 2002 to April 2012    
Droplet effective radius IFE/IUP Bremen
Jul 2002 to April 2012    
Polar Stratospheric Clouds IFE/IUP Bremen
Jan 2003 to April 2012      
*): some restrictions on data use, see product details (click on institute)
Cloud top height by IFE/IUP Bremen (last update: 9-9-2013)
available data July 2002 to April 2012. Data can be accessed via the SCIA-ARC website.
point of contact Alexander Kokhanovsky
algorithm description The algorithm is described in the Algorithm Document.
product details All details can be found in the Product Specification Document.
validation results Validation results can be found on the SCIA-ARC website.


SCIAMACHY Cloud top height (IFE) validation literature:
  • The semianalytical cloud retrieval algorithm for SCIAMACHY II. The application to MERIS and SCIAMACHY data
    Kokhanovsky, A.A., W. von Hoyningen-Huene, V.V. Rozanov, S. Noël, K. Gerilowski, H. Bovensmann, K. Bramstedt, M. Buchwitz and J.P. Burrows
    Abstract/Article: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 6, 4129–4136, 2006
    Product: Reflectance / COT / CTH
    Institute: Institute of Remote Sensing, University of Bremen, Germany
    Method: MERIS
  • Inter-comparison of ground-based radar and satellite cloud-top height retrievals for overcast single-layered cloud fields
    Kokhanovsky, A.A., C.M. Naud and A. Devasthale
    Abstract/Article: IEEE Trans. on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, vol. 47 (7), 1901-1908, 2009
    Product: SACURA cloud top height
    Institute: IUP/IFE, University of Bremen
    Method: Comparison with cloud radars (ARM)

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