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 EBAF TOA Legacy

CERES EBAF-TOA 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: CERES TOA all-sky and spatially complete clear-sky fluxes, where TOA net flux is constrained to ocean heat storage.

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

Monthly

Regional, Zonal, Global

03/01/2000 – 02/28/2017

EBAF-TOA Ed2.7

Monthly

Regional, Zonal, Global

03/01/2000 - 06/30/2013

EBAF-TOA Ed2.6r

Monthly

Regional, Zonal, Global

03/01/2000 - 12/31/2011

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