The ESA Lakes Climate Change Initiative (Lakes_cci) project team is glad to announce that the first version (1.0) of merged satellite products is accessible at:

This dataset contains global lake products for the following five thematic Essential Climate Variables:

  • Lake Water Level (LWL)
  • Lake Water Extent (LWE)
  • Lake Surface Water temperature (LSWT)
  • Lake Ice Cover (LIC)
  • Lake Water-Leaving Reflectance (LWLR)

Main Data characteristics:

  • Spatial coverage: 250 lakes spread over the world
  • Spatial resolution: Grid 1/120 degree
  • Temporal resolution: Daily
  • 1 netCDF file per day containing all parameters
  • Temporal coverage: From 1992 up to 2019 (shorter ranges for some parameters).

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