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

CERES BDS Legacy

CERES BDS Legacy

Level 1B: CERES instantaneous footprint-level (20km nominal) ephemeris and instrument level data.

Description: CERES geolocated and calibrated TOA filtered radiances and other instrument data.

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
CER_BDS_Aqua-FM3_Edition3

Instantaneous

Footprint

06/18/2002 - 03/31/2017

CER_BDS_Aqua-FM4_Edition3

Instantaneous

Footprint

06/18/2002 - 03/29/2005

CER_BDS_Aqua-FM3_Edition2

Instantaneous

Footprint

06/18/2002 - 07/01/2010

CER_BDS_Aqua-FM4_Edition2

Instantaneous

Footprint

06/18/2002 - 03/29/2005

CER_BDS_Aqua-FM3_Edition1

Instantaneous

Footprint

06/18/2002 - 11/01/2005

CER_BDS_Aqua-FM4_Edition1

Instantaneous

Footprint

06/18/2002 - 03/29/2005

CER_BDS_Terra-FM1_Edition3

Instantaneous

Footprint

02/29/2000 - 03/31/2017

CER_BDS_Terra-FM2_Edition3

Instantaneous

Footprint

02/29/2000 - 03/31/2017

CER_BDS_Terra-FM1_Edition2

Instantaneous

Footprint

02/25/2000 - 07/01/2010

CER_BDS_Terra-FM2_Edition2

Instantaneous

Footprint

02/25/2000 - 07/01/2010

CER_BDS_Terra-FM1_Edition1

Instantaneous

Footprint

02/01/2000 - 11/01/2005

CER_BDS_Terra-FM2_Edition1

Instantaneous

Footprint

02/01/2000 - 11/01/2005

CERES read software is product dependent. If read software is available, a "read software" tab will appear on the product landing page.