Solar radiation enters the Earth's atmosphere with a portion being scattered by clouds and aerosols.

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Processing, archiving and distributing Earth science data
at the NASA Langley Research Center

CERES EBAF Surface Legacy

CERES EBAF-Surface Legacy

Level 3B: Spatially (1°x1° lat/lon regional, 1° zonal, global) and temporally (monthly, climatological, etc.) averaged fluxes where the TOA net flux has been energy balanced.

Description: Computed surface clear-sky and all-sky fluxes consistent with the EBAF-TOA fluxes.

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
EBAF-Surface Ed2.8


Regional, Zonal, Global

03/01/2000 - 01/31/2017

EBAF-Surface Ed2.7


Regional, Zonal, Global

03/01/2000 - 03/31/2013

EBAF-Surface Ed2.6r


Regional, Zonal, Global

03/01/2000 - 02/28/2010

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