Articles | Volume 17
Adv. Sci. Res., 17, 219–225, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-17-219-2020
Adv. Sci. Res., 17, 219–225, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-17-219-2020

  28 Oct 2020

28 Oct 2020

Changes in satellite-based cloud parameters in the Baltic Sea region during spring and summer (1982–2015)

Piia Post and Margit Aun

Data sets

CLAAS-2: CM SAF CLoud property dAtAset using SEVIRI – Edition 2 Stephan Finkensieper, Jan-Fokke Meirink, Gerd-Jan van Zadelhoff, Timo Hanschmann, Nikolaos Benas, Martin Stengel, Petra Fuchs, Rainer Hollmann, and Martin Werscheck https://doi.org/10.5676/EUM_SAF_CM/CLAAS/V002

CLARA-A2: CM SAF cLoud, Albedo and surface RAdiation dataset from AVHRR data – Edition 2 Karl-Göran Karlsson, Kati Anttila, Jörg Trentmann, Martin Stengel, Jan Fokke Meirink, Abhay Devasthale, Timo Hanschmann, Steffen Kothe, Emmihenna Jääskeläinen, Joseph Sedlar, Nikos Benas, Gerd-Jan van Zadelhoff, Cornelia Schlundt, Diana Stein, Stephan Finkensieper, Nina Håkansson, Rainer Hollmann, Petra Fuchs, and Martin Werscheck https://doi.org/10.5676/EUM_SAF_CM/CLARA_AVHRR/V002

CM SAF ClOud Fractional Cover dataset from METeosat First and Second Generation – Edition 1 (COMET Ed. 1) Reto Stöckli, Anke Duguay–Tetzlaff, Jedrzej Bojanowski, Rainer Hollmann, Petra Fuchs, and Martin Werscheck, https://doi.org/10.5676/EUM_SAF_CM/CFC_METEOSAT/V001

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Short summary
The satellite-based fractional cloud cover and cloud top height from CLARA-A2 data record has been used to analyse trends in the Baltic Sea region, 1982–2015. Cloud observations from the Tartu-Tõravere meteorological station were used as reference data for the same period. A downward trend in fractional cloud cover in March over the 1982–2015 period was found. For cloud top heights summer and spring regional averages showed opposite signs of the trend: for June positive and for March negative.