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L3 CLDPROP COSP Documentation

User Guide

L3 CLDPROP COSP User Guide   [v3.0, 6/6//24]     View PDF
Version 3.0, June 2024
Hubanks, Pincus, Platnick, Meyer



Scientific Papers

MODIS simulator paper:  Pincus, R., S. Platnick, S. A. Ackerman, R. S. Hemler, and R. J. P. Hofmann, 2012: Reconciling simulated and observed views of clouds: MODIS, ISCCP, and the limits of instrument simulators. J. Climate, 25, 4699-4720. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00267.1   View PDF

COSP:  Bodas-Salcedo, A. et al, 2011: COSP: Satellite simulation software for model assessment. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 92, 1023-1043. doi:10.1175/2011BAMS2856.1   View PDF

COSP Version 2:  Swales, D. J., R. Pincus, and A. Bodas-Salcedo, 2018: The Cloud Feedback Model Intercomparison Project Observational Simulator Package: Version 2. Geosci. Model Dev.. 11, 77-81, doi:10.5194/10.5194/gmd-11-77-2018   View PDF