MODIS Cloud Climatology

2016-03-15T00:51:00Z (GMT) by Adam Wilson
<p>Data from<strong> </strong><i>Remotely sensed high-resolution global cloud dynamics for predicting ecosystem and biodiversity distributions.  PLOS Biology.</i></p> <p></p> <p><strong>MCD09_mean 1-12:  </strong>Mean monthly cloud frequency over 2000-2014.  Data has a gain/scale of 100 (you will need to divide by 100 to convert back to percent: 0-100).</p><p><strong>MCD09_sd 1-12: </strong>Standard deviation of mean monthly cloud frequency over 2000-2014. Data has a gain/scale of 100 (you will need to divide by 100 to convert back to percent: 0-100).</p><p><strong>CloudForestPrediction:</strong> Distribution (relative occurrence rate) of tropical montane cloud forests estimated using an inhomogeneous point process model of 529 cloud forest locations with the new cloud metrics and elevation.</p><p>Other data: See associated text files for descriptions.</p>