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

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FLASH_SSF_Aqua-FM3-MODIS_Version3B

FLASH_SSF_Aqua-FM3-MODIS_Version3B

Project Title: 
CERES
Version: 
Version 3B
Level: 
L2
Platform: 
Aqua
Instrument: 
FM3
Spatial Coverage: 

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

Spatial Resolution: 

Footprint

Temporal Coverage: 

08/01/2014 - 01/31/2017

Temporal Resolution: 

Instantaneous

File Format: 
HDF

The product was available from 08/01/2014 - 01/31/2017 and has been superseded by newer products (click here) with similar variables. For more information or to access this specific version, please contact ASDC User Services.

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DOI: 

10.5067/AQUA/CERES/FLASH_SSF-FM3-MODIS_L2.003B
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TOA Radiances & Fluxes (observed)

Shortwave (0-5µm)
Longwave (5-100µm)
Window-region (8-12µm)
Shortwave Flux
Longwave Flux
Window-region Flux

Surface Fluxes (parameterized)

Shortwave Flux - Down
Longwave Flux - Down
Net Shortwave Flux
Net Longwave Flux
LW Surface Emissivity
WN Surface Emissivity

Cloud Properties (MODIS)

 
Cloud Area Fraction
Cloud Effective Pressure
Cloud Effective Temperature
Cloud Effective Height
Cloud Top Pressure
Cloud Base Pressure
Cloud Particle Phase
Liquid Water Path
Ice Water Path
Water Particle Radius
Ice Particle Effective Diameter
Infrared Emissivity
Cloud Visible Optical Depth

Auxiliary Data (GMAO GEOS)

 
Surface Type Percent Coverage
Snow/Ice Percent Coverage
Skin Temperature
Precipitable Water
Wind Speed

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