MacCallum, Stuart N; Merchant, Christopher J. (2013). ARC-Lake v2.0 - Per-Lake, 1991-2011 [Dataset]. University of Edinburgh. School of GeoSciences / European Space Agency. https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/161.
ARC-Lake v2.0 - Per-Lake contains data products on a lake-by-lake basis. These data products contain observations of Lake Surface Water Temperature (LSWT) and Lake Ice Cover (LIC) from the series of (Advanced) Along-Track Scanning Radiometers ((A)ATSRs). ARC-Lake v2.0 data products cover the period from 1st August 1991 to 31st December 2011.
A number of different data products are available for each lake and are grouped together into a zip archive for each lake. A summary of the types of data product available is given on http://datashare.is.ed.ac.uk/handle/10283/88 and full details of the file naming convention and file contents are given in the ARC-Lake Data Product Description document (ARCLake_DPD_v1_1_2.pdf). Individual lake archives are grouped into larger zip archives by continent (with the exception of the Caspian Sea). Details of the methods used and a list of all lakes and their locations are given in the ARC-Lake Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ARC-Lake-ATBD-v1.3.pdf).
Additional information about the ARC-Lake project and some basic data analysis tools can be found on the project website: http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/arclake
Please cite both this dataset and the related publication:
* "MacCallum, Stuart N; Merchant, Christopher J. (2013). ARC-Lake v2.0 - Per-Lake, 1991-2011 [Dataset]. University of Edinburgh. School of GeoSciences / European Space Agency. https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/161."
* "MacCallum, S.N. and Merchant, C.J. (2012) Surface water temperature observations of large lakes by optimal estimation. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 38 (1). pp. 25-45. ISSN 1712-7971 doi: 10.5589/m12-010"
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