Solar radiation enters the Earth's atmosphere with a portion being scattered by clouds and aerosols.

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Processing, archiving and distributing Earth science data
at the NASA Langley Research Center

Ground Site - Monthly Plot - obtain the ground site measurements

  1. On the SSE web site, select "Ground Site".
  2. Select "Monthly Plots".
  3. Log in.
  4. There are 2 ways to select a ground site:
    • Enter Latitude and Longitude to locate the site closest to that Latitude and Longitude.
    • Select a location (country) to further locate a site.
    • Select "Submit".
  5. There are 2 ways to view the data:
    • Select "Monthly Average" and "Submit".
      You will see a plot of the entire data set averaged by month and the values listed below.
    • Select the year and month of interest and "Submit".
      You will see a plot of the daily average for that month and the values listed below.