Clouds - 2D cloudmask from infrared measurements at 10 minute intervals at CESAR observatory

2-dimensional clouddata (IR brightness temp. and cloudmask) and cloudcover (total, high, middle and low) derived from sky brightness temperatures recorded with a scanning pyrometer. For more information about CESAR:

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author KNMI Data Services
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Version v1.0
Last Updated September 13, 2021, 09:35 (UTC)
Created September 13, 2021, 09:35 (UTC)
Dataset name cesar_nubiscope_cldmsk_la1_t10
Dataset version v1.0
East bound longitude 4.93
File identifier dd9498e9-4689-47d6-831f-96617d7ca2b5
From 2008-05-13T00:00:00
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::cesar_nubiscope_cldmsk_la1_t10/v1.0/
Linage statement Sky brightness temperatures measured in one scan are analysed with software of the manufacturer IMK ( These programmes are 'scope.exe' for realtime and 'oncemore.exe' for postprocessing. Details of the processing are proprietary and not available. Data are postprocessed with IDL routine '' before the data are published.
North bound latitude 51.97
Publication timestamp 2019-10-08T08:35:05
Purpose scientific atmospheric research
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
South bound latitude 51.97
Status onGoing
Supplemental information This dataset was orginally distributed via the CESAR Database System under the full dataset name: cesar_nubiscope_2dcloudmask_la1_t10, v1.0.
Until 2012-07-31T23:59:59
Update frequency asNeeded
Use limitation no limitations
West bound longitude 4.93