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

ISCCP-D2like-Day Terra Ed2A

ISCCP-D2like-Day Terra Ed2A

Project Title: 
CERES
Version: 
Edition 2A
Level: 
L3
Platform: 
Terra
Instrument: 
FM1, FM2
Spatial Coverage: 

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

Spatial Resolution: 

Regional

Temporal Coverage: 

03/01/2000 - 06/30/2010 (combining FM1 and FM2 files)

Temporal Resolution: 

Monthly & Monthly 3-Hourly

File Format: 
HDF

The product was available from 03/01/2000 - 06/30/2010 (combining FM1 and FM2 files) and has been superseded by newer products (click here) with similar variables.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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Cloud Parameters (MODIS or GEO)

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

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