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ORAC History

ORAC was initialled developed from the  Enhanced Cloud Processor developed for MSG SEVIRI by P. Watts. Various versions of ORAC have been used to produce aerosol and cloud datasets:

  • V1 'GRAPE' Code for aerosol and cloud. Used to produce the GRAPE V1 dataset.
  • V2 'GRAPE' Code for aerosol and cloud. Used to produce the GRAPE V2 dataset.
  • V3 'GRAPE' Code for aerosol and cloud. Used to produce the  GRAPE V3 dataset.
  • V3b 'GLOBAEROSOL' Code for aerosol only. Used to produce the  GlobAEROSOL dataset.
  • V4a 'CCI' Code for cloud.

The development and implementation of ORAC has been funded by a number of agencies and projects. These include:

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