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 ES9 Data Products

CERES ES9 Data Products

Level 3: Spatially (2.5°x2.5° lat/lon regional, 2.5° zonal & global) and temporally (daily, monthly, etc.) averaged fluxes and clouds.

Description: ERBElike Monthly Regional Averages (ES-9): CERES instrument TOA fluxes using algorithms identical to those used by ERBE. Regional averages of instantaneous footprint TOA fluxes only for the hours of satellite overpass (from ES8 Level2 product).

Note: Edition1-CV is for instrument validation purposes only and not suited for science publications.

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
ES9 JPSS-1 Ed1-CV

Instantaneous (Hourly Gridded), Monthly, Daily

Regional

01/06/2018 - 10/31/2018

ES9 NPP-FM5 Ed1-CV

Instantaneous (Hourly Gridded), Monthly, Daily, Monthly Hourly

Regional

02/01/2012 - 10/31/2018

Note: The latest CERES data products (Edition4 for Terra and Aqua; Edition2 for TRMM; and Edition1 for NPP) are approved for science publications.

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
ES9 Aqua-Xtrk Ed4

Instantaneous (Hourly Gridded), Monthly, Daily, Monthly Hourly

Regional

07/01/2002 - 06/30/2018

ES9 Terra-Xtrk Ed4

Instantaneous (Hourly Gridded), Monthly, Daily, Monthly Hourly

Regional

03/01/2000 - 06/30/2018

ES9 NPP-FM5 Ed1

Instantaneous (Hourly Gridded), Monthly, Daily, Monthly Hourly

Regional

02/01/2012 - 07/31/2018

ES9 Terra+Aqua Ed4

Instantaneous (Hourly Gridded), Monthly, Daily, Monthly Hourly

Regional

07/01/2002 - 06/30/2018

ES9 TRMM-PFM Ed2

Instantaneous (Hourly Gridded), Monthly, Daily, Monthly Hourly

Regional

01/01/1997 - 03/31/2000

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