Cite as:
Rollenbeck, R. (2014): <b>Cloud cover and ceiling.</b> <i>Available online ( from DFG-FOR816dw.</i>

Resource Description

Title: Cloud cover and ceiling
Short Name: cloud cover
FOR816dw ID: 1282
Publication Date: 2014-10-20
Last Update Date: 2014-10-23
License and Usage Rights: PAK 823-825 data user agreement. (
Temporal Coverage:
Begin: 2007-07-11
End: 2014-06-01
Geographic Coverage:
Geographic Description: catchment of Rio San Francisco (lowest point: Sabanilla)
Bounding Coordinates:
- lon/lat [degrees]
- WGS 84
North: Information not publicly available, please log in. Max: 3260.0 ( meter )
West: Information not publicly available, please log in. East: Information not publicly available, please log in. Elevation
South: Information not publicly available, please log in. Min: 1720.0 ( meter )
Dataset Owner(s):
Individual: Ruetger Rollenbeck
Associated Person(s):
Individual: Brenner Silva
Automatic observation of cloud cover by the infrared scanning Nubiscope instrument mounted on the rooftop of the ECSF station building. The geographic coverage is given by the visible sky from the installation point and roughly matches the San Francisco river catchment basin.<br/> For technical details and capabilities of the instrument please refer to and
Additional Infos:
Values are uncalibrated. Several data gaps and potential errors are present.
| clouds | climate | San Francisco | light environment |
Associated entities to this dataset:
-------- 1 . data table entity --------
Table Name: Cloud cover and ceiling
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Attribute(s) ...
Metadata Provider:
Individual: Ruetger Rollenbeck
Contact Person:
Individual: Ruetger Rollenbeck
Online Distribution:
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Data Publisher:
Organization: DFG-FOR816 Data Warehouse - University of Marburg, Department of Geography

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