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CHIRPS Monthly Sum December 2017- Africa

Mulvey, Jennifer A.; Walsh, Markus; Zhan, Yanni

The Climate Hazards Group Infrared Precipitation with Stations (CHIRPS) data products provide a measure of precipitation in mm over land that incorporates both station and satellite information. This image contains the monthly sum of precipitation observations continent of Africa for December 2017. It is updated monthly.

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Center for International Earth Science Information Network
Published Here
April 25, 2018

Notes

Notes: Spatial resolution:
5000m
Region:
Continent Africa
Projection:
Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area
Linear Unit: Meter (1.000000)
False easting: 0
False northing: 0
Central meridian: 20
Latitude of origin: 5
Datum: WGS 1984
Point of contact:
afsis.info@africasoils.net

Additional information can be found on Github https://github.com/AfSIS-at-CIESIN/RemoteSensing/tree/Geospatial/CHIRPS

== PRODUCED BY ==

Climate Hazards Group
Department of Geography
University of California at Santa Barbara

In collaboration with:
The USGS Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET)

The current best publication of record for CHIRPS is: Funk, Chris, Pete Peterson, Martin Landsfeld, Diego Pedreros, James Verdin, Shraddhanand Shukla, Gregory Husak, James Rowland, Laura Harrison, Andrew Hoell & Joel Michaelsen.
"The climate hazards infrared precipitation with stations—a new environmental record for monitoring extremes". Scientific Data 2, 150066. doi:10.1038/sdata.2015.66 2015.

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