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TAMSAT Daily Rainfall Estimates

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The dataset comprises high resolution (0.0375 degrees) satellite-derived daily rainfall estimates for all Africa from January 1983 to December 2015 (data from 2016 onwards can be downloaded from the TAMSAT website: http://www.met.reading.ac.uk/~tamsat). The dataset is derived from the TAMSAT African Rainfall Climatology And Time-series (TARCAT) dataset (1983-present). Further details can be found in the daily data guide for users, available from the TAMSAT website.

Resource Type: Dataset
Creators: Maidment, Ross, Black, Emily and Tarnavsky, Elena
Contributors: Allan, Richard, Greatrex, Helen
Rights-holders: University of Reading
Data Publisher: University of Reading
Publication Year: 2016
Data last accessed: 7 July 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17864/1947.40
Metadata Record URL: https://researchdata.reading.ac.uk/id/eprint/40
Organisational units: Science > School of Mathematical, Computational and Physical Sciences > Department of Meteorology
Participating Organisations: University of Reading
Access restrictions: This version of the TAMSAT dataset, licensed under the TAMSAT Data Policy (2014), was withdrawn on 7 June 2016 further to a change in licensing conditions. The TAMSAT dataset is now available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence at http://dx.doi.org/10.17864/1947.73. The content of the dataset has not been changed.
Keywords: precipitation, Africa, satellite, daily, TAMSAT
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