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CER-NEWS_CCCM_Aqua-FM3-MODIS-CAL-CS RelB1

CER-NEWS_CCCM_Aqua-FM3-MODIS-CAL-CS RelB1

Project Title: 
CERES
Version: 
Release B1
Level: 
L2
Platform: 
Aqua
Instrument: 
FM3
Spatial Coverage: 

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

Spatial Resolution: 

Footprint

Temporal Coverage: 

07/01/2006 - 04/30/2011

Temporal Resolution: 

Instantaneous

File Format: 
HDF

Earthdata Search: Order Data

DOI: 

10.5067/AQUA/CERES/NEWS_CCCM-FM3-MODIS-CAL-CS_L2.RelB1
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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

Search and Order: Earthdata Search 

Uses CALIPSO Version 3 Data Products

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