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  • Writer's pictureClaude Duguay

The first Lakes_cci dataset is now available


The ESA Lakes Climate Change Initiative (Lakes_cci) project team is glad to announce that the first version (1.0) of merged satellite products is accessible at:

This dataset contains global lake products for the following five thematic Essential Climate Variables (ECVs):

– Lake Water Level (LWL)

– Lake Water Extent (LWE)

– Lake Surface Water temperature (LSWT)

– Lake Ice Cover (LIC)

– Lake Water-Leaving Reflectance (LWLR)

Main data characteristics:

– Spatial coverage: 250 lakes spread over the world

– Spatial resolution: Grid 1/120 degree

– Temporal resolution: Daily

– 1 netCDF file per day containing all parameters

– Temporal coverage: From 1992 up to 2019 (shorter ranges for some parameters)

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