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

CER-NEWS_CCCM_Aqua-FM3-MODIS-CAL-CS_RelA3

CER-NEWS_CCCM_Aqua-FM3-MODIS-CAL-CS_RelA3

Project Title: 
CERES
Version: 
Release A3
Level: 
L2
Platform: 
Aqua
Instrument: 
FM3
Spatial Coverage: 

(-90, 90)(-180,180)

Spatial Resolution: 

Footprint

Temporal Coverage: 

07/01/2006 - 12/31/2008

Temporal Resolution: 

Instantaneous

File Format: 
HDF

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TOA Flux (CERES derived)

 
Shortwave Flux (0-5µm)
Longwave Flux (5-100µm)
Window-region Flux (8-12µm)

Surface Fluxes (computed)

 
Shortwave Flux
Longwave Flux
Window-region Flux

In-Atmospheric Fluxes (computed)

Shortwave Flux
Longwave Flux
Window-region Flux

Cloud Properties

Cloud Properties (CALIPSO and CloudSat)

 
Cloud Height
Cloud Fraction
Extinction Coefficient Profile
Precipitation Flag

Cloud Properties (MODIS)

 
Optical Thickness
Particle Size
Liquid Water Path
Ice Water Path

Aerosols

Aerosols (CALIPSO and CloudSat)

 
Layer Height
Optical Thickness
Type
 

Aerosols (MODIS)

Optical Thickness

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