iMaps

Data included

Data type:

  • Longterm annual and monthly averages

Data parameters:

  • Global horizontal irradiation (GHI)
  • Diffuse horizontal irradiation (DIF)
  • Direct normal irradiation (DNI)
  • Air temperature at 2 metres (TEMP) 

Spatial Resolution

  • 250 m x 250 m for solar radiation data
  • 1 km x 1 km for temperature data

Geographical and temporal coverage

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Present temporal coverage of solar resource data in iMaps application
  1999-2015       1994-2015       1999-2015       2007-2015       no data


External data sources

Temperature:

Terrain:

  • Shuttle Radar Topography Mission version 2 © 2000-2006 SRTM Mission team
  • GTOPO30 © 1996 GTOPO30 team
  • SRTM30 plus © 2008 Joseph J. Becker, David T. Sandwell
  • CleanTOPO2 © 2008 Tom Patterson

Landscape:

  • Global Land Cover 2000 © 2003 European Communities
  • Corine Land Cover 2000 (Europe) © 2007 European Environment agency, Copenhagen
  • Corine Land Cover 1990 (Switzerland) © 2009 Bundesamt für Statistik, Neuchâtel

Population:

  • Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2014. Gridded Population of the World, Version 4 (GPWv4), Preliminary Release 2 (2010). Palisades, NY. http://www.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/gpw-v4. Accessed 2015-06-15.

Base Maps and Satellite Map:

  • Google Maps © 2016 Google