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 CERES data types and default values?

1 byte integer 127
2 byte integer 32767
4 byte integer 2147483647
4 byte real 3.402823E+38
8 byte real 1.7976931E+38