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NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Total Solar Irradiance (TSI), NRLTSI Version 2
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00828

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Summary
Abstract: This Climate Data Record (CDR) contains total solar irradiance (TSI) as a function of time created with the Naval Research Laboratory model for spectral and total irradiance (version 2). Total solar irradiance is the total, spectrally integrated energy input to the top of the Earth's atmosphere, at a standard distance of one Astronomical Unit from the Sun. Its units are W per m2. The dataset was ... View entire text

Purpose: The purpose of this Climate Data Record is to provide a continuous and long-term record of total solar irradiance (TSI) for scientists and modelers in the solar, atmospheric and chemistry sciences as well as the energy industry.
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Description:  30 years of the 133+ year record of daily-averaged Total Solar Irradiance (TSI) produced for this Climate Data Record (CDR) (dark green) and its comparison to contemporary TSI measurements by the NASA SORCE mission.

 
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  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: UCO/LASP > Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado
Dataset Title: NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Total Solar Irradiance (TSI), NRLTSI Version 2
Dataset Release Date: 2015-07-22
Version: Version 2
Data Presentation Form: tableDigital
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1882-01-01
Platform
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Use Constraints Cite this dataset when used as a source: Odele Coddington, Judith L. Lean, Doug Lindholm, Peter Pilewskie, Martin Snow, and NOAA CDR Program (2015): NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Total Solar Irradiance (TSI), NRLTSI Version 2. [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V55B00C1 [access date].

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National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT BRANCH DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI
Phone: +1 828-271-4800
Fax: +1 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue
Federal Building, Room 468
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
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Distribution Format: netCDF
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +1 828-271-4800
Fax: +1 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.metadata at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
Federal Building, Room 468
151 Patton Avenue
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-10-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27