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Title: Global distribution of total cloud cover and cloud type amounts over the ocean

Abstract

This is the fourth of a series of atlases to result from a study of the global cloud distribution from ground-based observations. The first two atlases (NCAR/TN-201+STR and NCAR/TN-241+STR) described the frequency of occurrence of each cloud type and the co-occurrence of different types, but included no information about cloud amounts. The third atlas (NCAR/TN-273+STR) described, for the land areas of the earth, the average total cloud cover and the amounts of each cloud type, and their geographical, diurnal, seasonal, and interannual variations, as well as the average base heights of the low clouds. The present atlas does the same for the ocean areas of the earth.

Authors:
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  1. Washington Univ., Seattle, WA (USA). Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Research, Washington, DC (USA). Carbon Dioxide Research Div.; National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO (USA)
Sponsoring Org.:
DOE/ER
OSTI Identifier:
5415329
Report Number(s):
DOE/ER-0406; NCAR/TN-317-STR
ON: DE90003187
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: This report contains 37 microfiche supplements
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; CLOUDS; CLASSIFICATION; SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION; COMPILED DATA; GLOBAL ASPECTS; SEAS; DATA; DISTRIBUTION; INFORMATION; NUMERICAL DATA; SURFACE WATERS; 540110*

Citation Formats

Warren, S G, Hahn, C J, London, J, Chervin, R M, Jenne, R L, Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, and National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO. Global distribution of total cloud cover and cloud type amounts over the ocean. United States: N. p., 1988. Web. doi:10.2172/5415329.
Warren, S G, Hahn, C J, London, J, Chervin, R M, Jenne, R L, Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, & National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO. Global distribution of total cloud cover and cloud type amounts over the ocean. United States. doi:10.2172/5415329.
Warren, S G, Hahn, C J, London, J, Chervin, R M, Jenne, R L, Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, and National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO. Thu . "Global distribution of total cloud cover and cloud type amounts over the ocean". United States. doi:10.2172/5415329. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5415329.
@article{osti_5415329,
title = {Global distribution of total cloud cover and cloud type amounts over the ocean},
author = {Warren, S G and Hahn, C J and London, J and Chervin, R M and Jenne, R L and Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO and Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO and National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO},
abstractNote = {This is the fourth of a series of atlases to result from a study of the global cloud distribution from ground-based observations. The first two atlases (NCAR/TN-201+STR and NCAR/TN-241+STR) described the frequency of occurrence of each cloud type and the co-occurrence of different types, but included no information about cloud amounts. The third atlas (NCAR/TN-273+STR) described, for the land areas of the earth, the average total cloud cover and the amounts of each cloud type, and their geographical, diurnal, seasonal, and interannual variations, as well as the average base heights of the low clouds. The present atlas does the same for the ocean areas of the earth.},
doi = {10.2172/5415329},
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place = {United States},
year = {1988},
month = {12}
}