Simulated device: ISCCP (International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project)
Contact: (within HC(CP)²) Holger Tost tosth@(email@example.com) uni-mainz.de
2D: fraction of sunlit area of the grid box; total cloud fraction; total cloud optical thickness (column); mean cloud top pressure; frequency of occurrence of clouds;
3D: cloud optical thickness (boxwise); cloud emissivity; cloud fraction (boxwise); fraction covered by ISCCP cloud types 1 - 49
|Column or 3D?||column|
|Operation on model time step?||yes|
|Required libraries||MESSy framework|
|If online, is it modular?||online and modular|
|Ground-based or space-borne?||space-borne|
Minimum set of physical quantities:
Need for a special grid?
Are parameters given via namelist or have to be coded?
- via namelist
Are there special requirements to the input quantities?
Models for application: EMAC
Suitable for MESSy?: part of MESSy
Format of input data: ASCII
Format of output data: netCDF