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
NSAC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK retired
NSAC2 Browse DataCentral Facility, Atqasuk AK retired
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK retired
SGPL3 Browse DataBlackwell/Tonkawa Airport, OK retired
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG retired
TWPC2 Browse DataCentral Facility, Nauru Island retired
TWPC3 Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia retired
 retired = Originating instrument has been retired at this location


Connor Flynn
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(509) 375-2041