Weather serie for Europe EU from NASA POWER agroclimatology

Description

This contemporary daily climate dataset for Europe covers the period 1st January 2001 to 31 December 2010 with 10 complete years of data. It cover a part of Europe) with an elevation less than 500m. The dataset was was extrated from the NASA Langley Research Center POWER Project which provide agroclimatology dataset (Chandler et al., 2004). It was funded through the NASA Earth Science Directorate Applied Science Program This climate datasetcontains daily estimates of precipitation, mean, minimum and maximum temperature, relative humidity, dew point, solar radiation and wind speed with global coverage at one degree resolution (approximately 111 km at the equator). The NASA POWER agroclimatology data are derived from various sources: solar radiation from satellite observations, meteorological data from the Goddard Earth Observing System global assimilation model version 4 (GEOS-4), and precipitation from the Global Precipitation Climate Project and Topical Rainfall Measurement Mission. A full description can be found at http://power.larc.nasa.gov/common/MethodologySSE6/POWER_Methodology_Content.html Elevation (Altitude) were retrive from Aster Global Digital Elevation Model by using the Webservice api.geonames.org/astergdem? Sample are: ca 30m x 30m, between 83N and 65S latitude. Result : a single number giving the elevation in meters according to aster gdem, ocean areas have been masked as "no data" and have been assigned a value of -9999 Example http://api.geonames.org/astergdem?lat=50.01&lng=10.2&username=demo

Format

a RangedData instance, 1 row per day. SRAD daily Insolation Incident On A Horizontal Surface (MJ/m^2/day) T2M Average Air Temperature At 2 m Above The Surface Of The Earth (degrees C) TMIN Minimum Air Temperature At 2 m Above The Surface Of The Earth (degrees C) TMAX Maximum Air Temperature At 2 m Above The Surface Of The Earth (degrees C) RH2M Relative Humidity At 2 m ( TDEW Dew/Frost Point Temperature At 2 m (degrees C) RAIN Average Precipitation (mm/day) WIND Wind Speed At 10 m Above The Surface Of The Earth (m/s)

Source

http://power.larc.nasa.gov/ and http://asterweb.jpl.nasa.gov/gdem.asp and http://www.geonames.org/about.html

Want to suggest features or report bugs for rdrr.io? Use the GitHub issue tracker.