CLIMATE DATA RECORD PROGRAM
Developmental CDRs
NCDC Developmental CDRs use applicable data from current and heritage satellites to generate Operational CDRs. These CDRs are being developed through our peer reviewed, competitive grants program.

Toptop of page Climate Data Records (CDR) Program, 2011 Selections

PI Name Project Title and Abstract Serving Public
Progress Reports
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Links
Adler Precipitation - GPCP-Monthly
Precipitation - GPCP-Daily
Precipitation - GPCP-Pentad
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Callahan Generation of Altimeter Climate Data Records Using Retracking and Updated Corrections water link link link
Stone Enabling Consistent Calibration of Multispectral Solar Reflective Imager Data for Climate Data Record Development Using the Moon climate   link link
Zhang Development of new 3-hourly, global, long-term, multisatellite-based TOA-to-surface radiative flux profile data product with high horizontal resolution and homogeneous quality energy link link link

Toptop of page Climate Data Records (CDR) Program, 2010 Selections

PI Name Project Title and Abstract Serving Public
Progress Reports
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Links
Clayson Sea Surface Temperature - WHOI
Ocean Near Surface Properties
Ocean Heat Fluxes

***Scheduled to Transition in FY15***
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Ferraro The Development of AMSU FCDR's and TCDR's for Hydrological Applications water link link link
Ho Tropopause Height water link link link
Kato Development of a Radiation Climate Data Record Combining ERBE and AVHRR energy   link link
Luo Creating UTH-Related FCDRs from IR and Microwave Sensors Cross-Calibrated by In Situ Measurements from Commercial Aircraft water link link link
Menzel Cloud Top Pressure
Total Precipitable Water
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Minnis AVHRR Radiances - NASA
AVHRR Cloud Properties - NASA

***Scheduled to Transition in FY15***
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Toptop of page Climate Data Records (CDR) Program, 2009 Selections

PI Name Project Title and Abstract Serving Public
Progress Reports
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Links
Flynn Extending Ozone Climate Data Records (CDRs) into the Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS) Era
***Will not Transition to Operations***
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Key AVHRR Polar Pathfinder
AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Extended

***Scheduled to Transition in FY15***
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Kummerow SSMI(S) Brightness Temperature - CSU
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
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Mittaz A Recalibration of the AVHRR data record to provide an accurate and well parameterized FCDR
***Will not Transition to Operations***
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Pilewskie Total Solar Irradiance
Solar Spectral Irradiance

***Scheduled to Transition in FY15***
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Vermote AVHRR Surface Reflectance
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index
Leaf Area Index and FAPAR

***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
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Zou MSU Brightness Temperature - NOAA
AMSU Brightness Temperature - NOAA
Mean Layer Temperature - NOAA
MSU Mean Layer Temperature - NOAA

***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
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Toptop of page Scientific Data Stewardship (SDS) Program, 2008 Selections

PI Name Project Title and Abstract Serving Public
Progress Reports
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Links
Mears Mean Layer Temperature - RSS
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
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Robinson Snow Cover Extent (Northern Hemisphere)
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
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Toptop of page Scientific Data Stewardship (SDS) Program, 2007 Selections

PI Name Project Title and Abstract Serving Public
Progress Reports
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Links
Ackerman / Heidinger AVHRR Reflectance - PATMOS-x
AVHRR Cloud Properties - PATMOS-x

***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
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Evans Sea Surface Temperature - Pathfinder
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
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Ho Mean Layer Temperature - UCAR (Lower Stratosphere)
Mean Layer Temperature - UCAR (Upper Trop & Lower Strat)

***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
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Lee Outgoing Longwave Radiation - Monthly
Outgoing Longwave Radiation - Daily

***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
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Meier Sea Ice Concentration - Annual
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***

Sea Ice Concentration - Daily
***Scheduled to Transition in FY15***
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Toptop of page Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites (CICS) and Other Selections

PI Name Project Title and Abstract Serving Public
Progress Reports
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Links
Biard Suomi NPP VIIRS Climate Raw Data Production Software Development weather link link  
Matthews Global surface albedo based on geostationary data climate link link link
Prat Development of Climate Data Records for Precipitation water link link link
Rosenlof Ozone - ESRL
***Scheduled to Transition in FY15***
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Sorooshian Precipitation - PERSIANN-CDR
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
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Wentz SSMI(S) Brightness Temperature - RSS
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
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Toptop of page Applied Research Center (ARC)

For information on ARC projects please see: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/arc/arc.html
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