July 2, 2020

Links to Data Sources

Here are useful links to climate related data sources

NASA Earth Observatory and NOAA

Solar insolation

Outgoing longwave radiation (OLR)

Cloud Fraction

NASA Cloud Product: Description of the tool.

AIRS data: Various data of the atmosphere

NOAA: Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN)

Arctic and Antarctic interactive sea ice graph

Artic Sea Ice Extend for Arctic and Antarctic

Temperature measurements

Temperature.global: Online measurement and overview of global temperature

DWD (Deutscher Wetterdienst): Historical Temperature measurements in Germany (1781 until present)

Climate4you: A collection of many different climate relevant data.

Creating plots from various sources: WoodForTrees

KNMI Climate Explorer (initialized for maximum Temperatures in Siberia)

Spectroscopic tools

MODTRAN Interactive Tool for OLR IR spectra and Downwelling IR spectra

HITRAN etc: Spectroscopic Data base.

Agora – Statistics of the German energy transition

Agora-Energiewende: Useful information of hourly current energy mix in Germany including corresponding electricity trading prices.