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 is the temporal coverage?

The ERBE/ERBS instruments operated from November 1984 to August 2005. The ERBE/NOAA 9 instruments operated from February 1985 to November 1992. The ERBE/NOAA 10 instruments operated from January 1986 to November 1992. ERBE data availability depends on both instrument type and satellite.