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

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

What are the associated parameters and temporal coverage?

Access the full parameter list and temporal coverage of available data sets by selecting each individual product on the CERES Data and Information page..
 

Products Select Parameters
BDS Filtered Radiances, Detector Values, Instr. Engineering Parameters
CERES-NEWS-CCCM TOA Flux, Surface (Radiative) Flux, OLR, Surface Types, Aerosol Optical Thickness, Cloud Base Height, Cloud Top Height, Cloud Optical Depth, Aerosol Extinction Coefficient, Aerosol Base Height, Aerosol Top Height, Cloud Extinction Coefficient, Cloud Vertical Profile, Radar-only Liquid Water Content, Radar-only Liquid Ice Content, Vertical Flux Profile, Unfiltered Radiances, Filtered Radiances.
CRS Cloud Properties, TOA Fluxes, Surface (Radiative) Fluxes, Unfiltered Radiances, Surface Types
EBAF Clear-sky and All-sky TOA Adjusted Fluxes
ES-4 Clear-sky and Total-sky Fluxes, Clear-sky and Total-sky Solar Incidence, Clear-sky and Total-sky Albedo
ES-8 TOA Fluxes, Unfiltered Radiances, Filtered Radiances, OLR, ERBE Scene Identification
ES-9 Clear-sky and Total-sky Fluxes, Clear-sky and Total-sky Solar Incidence, Clear-sky and Total-sky Albedo
FSW Clear-sky and All-sky TOA Fluxes, Surface (Radiative) Fluxes, OLR, Clear-sky and All-sky Albedo, Cloud Properties, Surface Types
ISCCP-D2like Cloud fraction, Effective Pressure, Temperature, optical depth, IWP/LWP, particle size, IR Emissivity in PC/Tau bins similar to ISCCP-D2 product
SFC Clear-sky and All-sky TOA Fluxes, Surface (Radiative) Fluxes, OLR, Clear-sky and All-sky Albedo, Cloud Properties, Surface Types
SRBAVG Clear-sky and All-sky TOA Fluxes, Surface (Radiative) Fluxes, OLR, Clear-sky and All-sky Albedo, Cloud Properties, Surface Types
SSF Cloud Properties, TOA Fluxes, Surface (Radiative) Fluxes, Unfiltered Radiances, Filtered Radiances, OLR, Surface Types
SSF1deg Cloud Properties, TOA Fluxes, Surface (Radiative) Fluxes
SYN1deg Cloud Properties, TOA Fluxes, Atmosphere Fluxes, Surface (Radiative) Fluxes, Aerosols
SYN/AVG/ZAVG Clear-sky and All-sky TOA Fluxes, Surface (Radiative) Fluxes, OLR, Clear-sky and All-sky Albedo, Cloud Properties, Surface Types, Radiative Flux Profiles