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Fog and Low Stratus mask (Europe) <small>by Egli, S. (2017)</small>

Resource Description

Title: Fog and Low Stratus mask (Europe)
Short Name: FLS
FOR816dw ID: 291
Publication Date: 2017-06-06
Last Update Date: 2017-06-06
License and Usage Rights: FOR 816 data user agreement
Temporal Coverage:
Begin: 2006-01-01
End: 2015-12-31
Geographic Coverage:
Geographic Description: Europe
Bounding Coordinates:
- lon/lat [degrees]
- WGS 84
North: 65.0° Max: 4810.0 ( meter )
West: -17.0° East: 38.0° Elevation
South: 35.0° Min: 0.0 ( meter )
Dataset Owner(s):
Individual: Sebastian Egli
This dataset contains masks of Fog and Low Stratus (FLS) for Europe.<br/> Time period covered: 2006-01-01 to 2015-12-31<br/> The masks are based on Meteosat Second Generation data that were processed based on the algorithm described in Egli, S., Thies, B., Drönner, J., Cermak, J., & Bendix, J. (2017). A 10 year fog and low stratus climatology for Europe based on Meteosat Second Generation data. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 143(702), 530–541.<br/> <br/>
| Fog detection | fog | satellite climatology of fog | fog remote sensing | fog and low stratus detection | FLS |
Associated entities to this dataset:
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Entity name: 2006 - 2015
Entity Description: Fog and Low Stratus mask for Europe
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Metadata Provider:
Individual: Sebastian Egli
Contact Person:
Individual: Sebastian Egli
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Data Publisher:
Organization: LCRS - Laboratory for Climatology and Remote Sensing

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