National Solar Radiation Data Base Hourly Solar Data from Alaska, 1961-1990
The radiation data are derived from the National Solar Radiation Data Base (NSRDB) hourly data in synoptic format, and provided by the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). They contain hourly global horizontal solar irradiance, direct normal solar irradiance, and diffuse horizontal solar irradiance for 17 Solar and Meteorological Surface Observation Network (SAMSON) stations in Alaska from January 1, 1961 through December 31, 1990. The data are distributed with permission from NCDC.
The following example shows how to cite the use of this data set in a publication. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.
T. Ross. 1995. National Solar Radiation Data Base Hourly Solar Data from Alaska, 1961-1990. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.