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Phillip Creed
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Re: Eastern U.S. Summertime Haze Trends new [Re: Phillip Creed]
      #5855310 - 05/12/13 11:45 AM Attachment (14 downloads)

Here's the nighttime cloud cover over the Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states over the same time interval.

Acknowledgement: “Analyses and visualizations used in this [study/paper/presentation] were produced with the Giovanni online data system, developed and maintained by the NASA GES DISC."

Clear Skies,
Phil


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Phillip Creed
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Re: Eastern U.S. Summertime Haze Trends new [Re: Phillip Creed]
      #5855312 - 05/12/13 11:47 AM

As far as an hour-by-hour cloud climatology, this is the only source I could find:

http://www.diurnal.microclimates.org/TEXT/

Hope this helps.

Clear(er) Skies,
Phil


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Re: Eastern U.S. Summertime Haze Trends new [Re: Phillip Creed]
      #5860681 - 05/14/13 06:34 PM

Many thanks for the links and excellent maps, Phil! I intend to look into this in depth as soon as possible.

Fred


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Phillip Creed
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Re: Eastern U.S. Summertime Haze Trends new [Re: amicus sidera]
      #5860760 - 05/14/13 07:18 PM Attachment (5 downloads)

For reference, here's the nighttime sky cover over western and central Europe for the same 2000-2013 time frame.

Acknowledgement: “Analyses and visualizations used in this [study/paper/presentation] were produced with the Giovanni online data system, developed and maintained by the NASA GES DISC."

Clear Skies,
Phil


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