VAP : Whole Sky Imager Cloud Products (WSICLOUD)

Note:wsicloud is currently inactive and/or retired.

Active Dates
1995.09.20 - 2004.01.12

Instrument Categories
Cloud Properties

Output Products

  • wsicloudden : WSI: stationary (JPEG) images based on optical density retrieval
  • wsicloudspec : WSI: stationary (JPEG) images based on spectral retrieval
  • wsicloudsummary : WSI: cloud and aerosol info, classification summary data
  • wsicloudsummarygif : WSI: images (GIF) relating to cloud, aerosol summary data
  • wsifilesummary : WSI: images (GIF) and text representations of data existence

Primary Measurements

The following measurements are those considered scientifically relevant.


North Slope Alaska
NSAC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK
NSAC2Browse DataCentral Facility, Atqasuk AK
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
SGPL3Browse DataBlackwell/Tonkawa Airport, OK
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG
TWPC2Browse DataCentral Facility, Nauru Island
TWPC3Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia


Connor Flynn
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