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 The Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) Data Products Transfer to Operations at NCDC water link link  
Callahan Generation of Altimeter Climate Data Records Using Retracking and Updated Corrections water link    
Stone Enabling Consistent Calibration of Multispectral Solar Reflective Imager Data for Climate Data Record Development Using the Moon climate 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    

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 The Development of a 20-year Database of Ocean Surface and Near-Surface Properties Suitable for Climate Analyses water link link  
Ferraro The Development of AMSU FCDR's and TCDR's for Hydrological Applications water link link link
Ho Construction of Consistent Microwave Sensor Temperature Records and Tropopause Height Climatology using MSU/AMSU Measurements, GPS RO Data and Radiosonde Observations water link link  
Kato Development of a Radiation Climate Data Record Combining ERBE and AVHRR energy 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 Re-Calibrating HIRS and Evaluating Associated Impact on Cloud and Moisture Properties water link link link
Minnis Calibration of Historical and Future AVHRR and GOES Visible and Near-Infrared Sensors and the Development of a Consistent Long-Term Cloud and Clear-Sky Radiation Property Dataset water link    

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 health link    
Key A Product Development Team for Snow and Ice Climate Data Records water link link link
Kummerow A Fundamental Climate Data Record of SSM/I, SSMIS and Future Microwave Imagers
***Successfully transitioned to Operations***
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Mittaz A Recalibration of the AVHRR data record to provide an accurate and well parameterized FCDR water link   link
Pilewskie Developing a Climate Data Record for Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance energy link link link
Vermote A Terrestrial Surface Climate Data Record for Global Change Studies agriculture link   link
Zou Generating consistent radiance SDRs and deep-layer atmospheric temperature TCDRs from the MSU/AMSU/SSU temperature-sounding channels
***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 Continued Monitoring of Atmospheric Temperature Using Data from Microwave Sounding Instruments
***Successfully transitioned to Operations***
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Minnett Climate Data Records of Sea-Surface Temperature water link link  
Robinson Development of an Integrated Northern Hemisphere Snow and Ice Operational Climate Data Record
***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 Towards a Consensus AVHRR Reflectance Calibration ***Successfully transitioned to Operations*** agriculture link link link
Evans Transfer of NOAA/NASA AVHRR Pathfinder SST Processing to NODC
***Successfully transitioned to Operations***
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Ho Validation and Calibration of MSU/AMSU Measurements and Radiosonde Observations using GPS RO Data for Improving Stratospheric and Tropospheric Temperature Trend Analysis
***Successfully transitioned to Operations***
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Lee Operational Generation of the HIRS Outgoing Longwave Radiation Climate Data Record
***Successfully transitioned to Operations***
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Levitus Preparation of in situ temperature and salinity profile data CDRs for joint studies of sea level with altimeter and GRACE data society link    
Meier Creation and Preservation of a Sea Ice Climate Data Record
***Successfully transitioned to Operations***
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Yang Investigation and tool development for storing NASA ECS data using HDF5 Archival Information Package(AIP) climate link   link

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
Boyles Precipitation Re-analysis using Q2 society link    
Curry The Development of a 20-year Database of Ocean Surface and Near-Surface Properties Suitable for Climate Analyses climate link    
Flynn Satellite Ozone Climate Data Record health link    
Matthews Global surface albedo based on geostationary data climate      
Rosenlof Temporal trends and seasonal and multi-year variability of ozone, water vapor and temperature throughout the stratosphere climate      
Sorooshian Satellite Data Support for Hydrologic and Water Resource Planning and Management
***Successfully transitioned to Operations***
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Wentz Providing SSM/I Fundamental Climate Data Records to NOAA
***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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