Observations of Noctilucent Clouds from Denmark during 2011

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Peter Dalin - Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF)

Description:

Observations of noctilucent clouds include images in the jpg format and a summary of their occurrence during summer season from the end of May to the middle of August.
The time intervals between taken images are as follows: 3 min is from 20 May until 9 June; 1 min is from 10 June until 24 July; this is a high NLC season; 3 min is from 25 July until 15 August.
Images for a given night are contained in a single folder. The name of the folder corresponds to the first date of a given night, i.e., 2011-06-01 is for the night 01/02 June 2011.

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Responsible department/unit:

Swedish Institute of Space Physics

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Peter Dalin - Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF)

Identifiers:

SND-ID: ECDS 0082

Description:

Observations of noctilucent clouds include images in the jpg format and a summary of their occurrence during summer season from the end of May to the middle of August.
The time intervals between taken images are as follows: 3 min is from 20 May until 9 June; 1 min is from 10 June until 24 July; this is a high NLC season; 3 min is from 25 July until 15 August.
Images for a given night are contained in a single folder. The name of the folder corresponds to the first date of a given night, i.e., 2011-06-01 is for the night 01/02 June 2011.

Language:

English

Time period(s) investigated:

2011-05-20 — 2011-08-15

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Denmark

Available documentation:

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Dubietis, A., Dalin, P., Balciunas, R., Cernis, K., Pertsev, N., Sukhodoev, V., Perminov, V., Zalcik, M., Zadorozhny, A., Connors, M., Schofield, I., McEwan, T., McEachran, I., Frandsen, S., Hansen, O., Andersen, H., Grönne, J., Melnikov, D., Manevich, A., and Romejko, V.: Noctilucent clouds: modern ground-based photographic observations by a digital camera network, Applied Optics, 50, 28, F72-F79, doi:10.1364/AO.50.000F72, 2011.

Dalin, P., Pertsev, N., Zadorozhny, A., Connors, M., Schofield, I., Shelton, I., Zalcik, M., McEwan, T., McEachran, I., Frandsen, S., Hansen, O., Andersen, H., Sukhodoev, V., Perminov, V., Romejko, V.: Ground-based observations of noctilucent clouds with a northern hemisphere network of automatic digital cameras, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 70, 11-12, 1460-1472, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.04.018, 2008

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Observations of Noctilucent Clouds from Denmark during 2011

Suggested citation:

Peter Dalin. Swedish Institute of Space Physics (2019). Observations of Noctilucent Clouds from Denmark during 2011. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5879/6cmq-fk43

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Peter Dalin - Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF)

Description:

The data is divided into three zip packages, after collection period, and a zip package with readme file and excel file.

Images for a given night are contained in a single folder. The name of the folder corresponds to the first date of a given night, i.e., 2011-06-01 is for the night 01/02 June 2011.

Data format / data structure:

Still image

Data collection:

Time period(s) for data collection: 2011-05-20 — 2011-06-09

Temporal resolution: 3 minute

Time period(s) for data collection: 2011-06-10 — 2011-07-24

Temporal resolution: 1 minute

Time period(s) for data collection: 2011-07-25 — 2011-08-15

Temporal resolution: 3 minute

Published: 2019-06-25
Last updated: 2020-05-15