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Developmental CDRs

NCEI Developmental Climate Data Records (CDRs) use applicable data from current and heritage satellites to generate Operational CDRs. Development of these CDRs continues through our peer reviewed, competitive grants program.

Climate Data Records (CDR) Program, 2011 Selections

PI Name Project Title and Abstract  Progress Reports LInks
   

 Year1

 Year2 

 Year3

 
Adler Precipitation - GPCP-Monthly Precipitation - GPCP-Daily; Precipitation - GPCP-Pentad ***Scheduled to Transistion in FY17*** 2011—2012   2013 2013—2014
Callahan Generation of Altimeter Climate Data Records Using Retracking and Updated Corrections 2011—2012 2012—2013 2013—2014
Stone Enabling Consistent Calibration of Multispectral Solar Reflective Imager Data for Climate Data Record Development Using the Moon   2011—2012 2013—2014
Zhang Development of new 3-hourly, global, long-term, multisatellite-based TOA-to-surface radiative flux profile data product with high horizontal resolution and homogeneous quality 2011—2012 2012—2013 2013—2014

 

Climate Data Records (CDR) Program, 2010 Selections

PI Name Project Title and Abstract Progress Reports LInks
   

Year1  

 Year2 

 Year3 

 
Clayson Sea Surface Temperature - WHOI Ocean Near Surface Properties Ocean Heat Fluxes
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
2011—2012 2013 2013—2014
Ferraro The Development of AMSU FCDR's and TCDR's for Hydrological Applications
***Scheduled to Transition in FY17***
2010 2011—2012 2013—2014
Ho Tropopause Height
***Will not Transition to Operations***
2010—2011 2011—2012 2012—2014
Kato Development of a Radiation Climate Data Record Combining ERBE and AVHRR
***Will not Transition to Operations***
  2011 2014
Luo Creating UTH-Related FCDRs from IR and Microwave Sensors Cross-Calibrated by In Situ Measurements from Commercial Aircraft
***Will not Transition to Operations***
2010—2011 2011—2012 2012—2014
Menzel Cloud Top Pressure Total Precipitable Water ***Scheduled to Transition in FY17*** 2010 2011 2012—2014
Minnis AVHRR Radiances - NASA AVHRR Cloud Properties - NASA 
***Scheduled to Transition in FY17***
  2011 2010—2014

 

Climate Data Records (CDR) Program, 2009 Selections

PI Name Project Title and Abstract Progress Reports LInks
   

 Year1 

 Year2 

 Year3 

 
Flynn Extending Ozone Climate Data Records (CDRs) into the Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS) Era
***Will not Transition to Operations***

2009—2010

2011—2012 2011—2012
Key AVHRR Polar Pathfinder AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Extended
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
2009 2010—2011 2011—2012
Kummerow SSMI(S) Brightness Temperature - CSU
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
  2009—2010 2009—2012
Mittaz A Recalibration of the AVHRR data record to provide an accurate and well parameterized FCDR
***Will not Transition to Operations***
  2010 2011—2012
Pilewskie Total Solar Irradiance Solar Spectral Irradiance
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
2009—2010 2010—2011 2011—2013
Vermote AVHRR Surface Reflectance Normalized Difference Vegetation Index Leaf Area Index and FAPAR
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
  2009—2010 2011—2012
Zou MSU Brightness Temperature - NOAA
AMSU Brightness Temperature - NOAA
Mean Layer Temperature - NOAA
MSU Mean Layer Temperature - NOAA

***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
2009—2010 2010—2011 2011

 

Scientific Data Stewardship (SDS) Program, 2008 Selections

PI Name Project Title and Abstract Progress Reports LInks
   

 Year1 

 Year2 

 Year3 

 
Mears Mean Layer Temperature - RSS 
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***

2008—2009

2008 2010
Robinson Snow Cover Extent (Northern Hemisphere) ***Successfully Transitioned to Operations*** 2008—2009

2009—2010

2010—2011

 

Scientific Data Stewardship (SDS) Program, 2007 Selections

PI Name Project Title and Abstract Progress Reports LInks
   

Year1

Year2

Year3

 
Ackerman
Heidinger
AVHRR Reflectance - PATMOS-x
AVHRR Cloud Properties - PATMOS-x 

***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
2007 2007 2007
Evans Sea Surface Temperature - Pathfinder 
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
  2007 2007
Ho Mean Layer Temperature - UCAR (Lower Stratosphere)
Mean Layer Temperature - UCAR (Upper Trop & Lower Strat) 

***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
2007 2007 2010
Lee Outgoing Longwave Radiation - Monthly
Outgoing Longwave Radiation - Daily 

***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
  2007—2008 2009—2010
Meier Sea Ice Concentration - Annual 
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations*** 

Sea Ice Concentration - Daily 
***Scheduled to Transition in FY17***

2007—2008 2008—2009 2009—2010

 

Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites (CICS) and Other Selections

PI Name Project Title and Abstract Progress Reports LInks
   

 Year1

Year2 

Year3 

 

Biard

Suomi NPP VIIRS Climate Raw Data Production Software Development 2007 2007  
Matthews Global surface albedo based on geostationary data ***Scheduled to Transition to FY17***

2011—2012

2012—2013

2013—2014

Prat Development of Climate Data Records for Precipitation 2010 2010 2010
Rosenlof Ozone - ESRL 
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
     
Sorooshian Precipitation - PERSIANN-CDR 
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***

2012

2012 2009—2010
Wentz SSMI(S) Brightness Temperature - RSS 
***Successfully Transitioned to Operations***
2007    

Applied Research Center (ARC)

In response to a growing need for data applications, NCEI and the Climate Program office established an Applied Research Center (ARC) for Dataset Development to facilitate the transfer of research results to operational applications.