Hourly Surface Solar Irradiance (netCDF) - GOES

Abstract:
Estimation of the hourly solar irradiance reaching the Earth surface derived from the 0.6 µm visible channel of the imager on board the geostationary satellite GOES. Algorithm is a physical parametrization applied separately to every pixel of a satellite image to derive an instantaneous field of the Solar Surface Irradiance. The product is interpolated at rounded UT hours, by a pixel dependant temporal interpolation between two consecutive satellite images. It is remapped onto a 0.05° regular grid and expressed in W/m2.

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