Data Set ID: 

High Mountain Asia Langtang Shortwave Downward Irradiance, Version 1

This data set contains thermal-dome-corrected downward shortwave irradiance at the bottom of atmosphere, measured by the Shared Mobile Atmospheric Research and Teaching Radar (SMART-R) and collected by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD).

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial release

STANDARD Level of Service

Data: Data integrity and usability verified

Documentation: Key metadata and user guide available

User Support: Assistance with data access and usage; guidance on use of data in tools

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Data Format(s):
  • NetCDF
Spatial Coverage:
N: 28.214, 
N: 28.211, 
S: 28.214, 
S: 28.211, 
E: 85.61, 
E: 85.566, 
W: 85.61
W: 85.566
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Temporal Coverage:
  • 21 October 2017 to 25 November 2018
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Si-Chee Tsay

Geographic Coverage

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As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Tsay, S. 2019. High Mountain Asia Langtang Shortwave Downward Irradiance, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: [Date Accessed].

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No technical references available for this data set.

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