Karl-Göran Karlsson

Karl-Göran Karlssson

PhD Meteorology

Phone: +46 11 495 84 07
E-mail: firstname.lastname@smhi.se
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)


Latest publications from Karl-Göran Karlsson

  1. Devasthale,Abhay
    Decadal Stability and Trends in the Global Cloud Amount and Cloud Top Temperature in the Satellite-Based Climate Data Records
    In: Remote Sensing, Vol. 15, no 15
    DOI: 10.3390/rs15153819
  2. Karlsson,Karl-Göran
    Global Cloudiness and Cloud Top Information from AVHRR in the 42-Year CLARA-A3 Climate Data Record Covering the Period 1979-2020
    In: Remote Sensing, Vol. 15, no 12
    DOI: 10.3390/rs15123044
  3. Devasthale,Abhay
    Recent trends in the agrometeorological climate variables over Scandinavia
    In: Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Vol. 316
    DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2022.108849