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This page contains links to software tools and data products developed by the polar remote sensing group, CIMSS/University of Wisconsin, and collaborators elsewhere. The products are available at no charge and with no obligation other than an appropriate reference in any publications that result in whole or in part from their use. Please register if you download any of these tools or data, and please read the distribution policy. Much of the data are not stored locally, so links to other institutions are provided where appropriate.

Real-Time or Near Real-Time Web Products
Near Real-Time MODIS and AVHRR Polar Winds Daily and near real-time plots of winds derived from the MODIS and AVHRR instruments for the Arctic and Antarctic  
Real-Time MODIS products from McMurdo Real-time plots of winds and other products derived from MODIS data received through the direct broadcast system at McMurdo, Antarctica  
Real-Time MODIS products from Tromsø Real-time plots of winds and other products derived from MODIS data received through the direct broadcast system at Tromsø, Norway  
Near Real-Time Temperature Inversions from MODIS Daily, near real-time plots of clear sky, low-level temperature inversions from MODIS for the Arctic and Antarctic  
Near Real-Time Polar Profiles Daily skew-T profile plots of Arctic and Antarctic temperature, humitidy, and winds (McIDAS/NOAAPORT).  
Near Real-Time Polar Model Fields MRF model fields for the Arctic and Antarctic (from McIDAS/NOAAPORT)  
Real-Time products page Links to all real-time polar products generated locally and some from other institutions  
Direct broadcast page Links to all direct broadcast product pages  
Real-Time processing status A list of any known real-time processing issues  

Software
Streamer A radiative transfer model v3.0b7 (beta) (08/27/02)
FluxNet A neural network implementation of Streamer v3.0 (7/15/99)

Data Sets
Real-time polar winds Information on obtaining real-time winds derived from MODIS and AVHRR n/a
Historical AVHRR polar winds Information on obtaining historical winds derived from AVHRR v1.0 (1/1/08)
Extended AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Retrievals of cloud and surface properties from AVHRR over the Arctic and Antarctic for the period 1982-2004 at 25 km resolution v2.0 (5/26/06)
SHEBA-CASPR Subset Retrievals Retrievals of cloud and surface properties from AVHRR during SHEBA covering the SHEBA region at 5 km, once-daily resolution v4.0 (2/2/04)
SHEBA-CASPR Full Arctic Retrievals Retrievals of cloud and surface properties from AVHRR during SHEBA covering the entire Arctic at 25 km resolution v2.0 (2/2/04)
AVHRR Polar Pathfinder 1 Polar products at 1.25 and 5 km v1.0 (9/99)
Polar Radiation Fluxes from ISCCP Radiative fluxes based on the ISCCP D1 Cloud Data v1.0 (6/7/00)
Global Cyclone Climatology 1000 and 500 mb cyclones, 1958-1997, from NCEP pressure fields v1.0 (8/7/00)
Arctic Surface Radiation Climatology 1 Monthly in situ global radiation over the Arctic v1.0 (8/28/98)
AORadFlux 1 Radiative fluxes based on the ISCCP C2 Cloud Data v1.0 (4/96)
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Algorithm Data
Ice Habit Optical Properties Database of ice particle shortwave optical properties for various "habits" v1.0 (11/21/01)
Surface Temperature Retrieval Coefficients for polar snow/ice and land surface temperature from AVHRR, MODIS, and ATSR v1.1 (8/2/01)