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 CRS Legacy

CERES CRS Legacy

Level 2: Instantaneous footprint-level (20km nominal) fluxes and cloud properties.

Description: Computed TOA/surface/profile fluxes using MODIS clouds and aerosols from SSF.

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
CER_CRS_Aqua-FM3-MODIS_Edition2A

Instantaneous

Footprint

07/02/2002 - 12/31/2005 (sequential months may require both FM3 and FM4)

CER_CRS_Aqua-FM4-MODIS_Edition2A

Instantaneous

Footprint

07/02/2002 - 12/31/2005 (sequential months may require both FM3 and FM4)

CER_CRS_Terra-FM1-MODIS_Edition2A

Instantaneous

Footprint

03/01/2000 - 12/31/2001 (sequential months may require both FM1 and FM2)

CER_CRS_Terra-FM2-MODIS_Edition2A

Instantaneous

Footprint

03/01/2000 - 12/31/2001 (sequential months may require both FM1 and FM2)

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