Karl-Göran Karlsson

PhD Meteorology, research leader Satellite-based Cloud Climatologies

Phone: +46 11 495 84 07
Research Gate ID: Karlsson K.-G

Fields of work

Multispectral analysis of satellite imagery to retrieve cloud occurrence and cloud properties from meteorological satellite imagery. Compilation of global cloud climatologies for studies of cloud climate trends and variability and cloud-climate feedback processes.

Research Interests

  • Cloud detection in satellite imagery
  • Climate monitoring
  • Cloud-climate feedback processes

Special competences

Responsible for the climate data record CLARA (“The CM SAF cLoud, Albedo and surface RAdiation dataset from AVHRR data”) compiled within the framework of the EUMETSAT Climate Monitoring Satellite Application Facility (CMSAF – www.cmsaf.eu)