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 FLASHFlux Level 2 Legacy

CERES Level 2 FLASHFlux Legacy

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

Description: Near real-time CERES observed TOA fluxes, MODIS clouds, and parameterized surface fluxes, not officially calibrated.

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
FLASH_SSF_Aqua-FM3-MODIS_Version3C

Instantaneous

Footprint

01/01/2017 - 01/31/2017

FLASH_SSF_Terra-FM1-MODIS_Version3C

Instantaneous

Footprint

01/01/2017 - 01/31/2017

FLASH_SSF_Terra-FM1-MODIS_Version3B

Instantaneous

Footprint

08/01/2014 - 01/31/2017

FLASH_SSF_Aqua-FM3-MODIS_Version3B

Instantaneous

Footprint

08/01/2014 - 01/31/2017

FLASH_SSF_Aqua-FM3-MODIS_Version3A

Instantaneous

Footprint

04/01/2013 - 07/31/2014

FLASH_SSF_Terra-FM1-MODIS_Version3A

Instantaneous

Footprint

04/01/2013 - 07/31/2014

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