Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-415-2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-415-2017
10 Jul 2017
 | 10 Jul 2017

The MSG-SEVIRI-based cloud property data record CLAAS-2

Nikos Benas, Stephan Finkensieper, Martin Stengel, Gerd-Jan van Zadelhoff, Timo Hanschmann, Rainer Hollmann, and Jan Fokke Meirink

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This study focuses on an evaluation of CLAAS-2 (Cloud property dAtAset using SEVIRI, Edition 2), which was created based on observations from geostationary Meteosat satellites. Using a variety of reference datasets, very good overall agreement is found. This suggests the usefulness of CLAAS-2 in applications ranging from high spatial and temporal resolution cloud process studies to the evaluation of regional climate models.
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