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 SRBAVG Legacy

CERES SRBAVG Legacy

Level 3: Spatially (1°x1° lat/lon regional, 1° zonal & global) and temporally (daily, monthly, etc.) averaged fluxes and clouds.

Description: Monthly TOA/Surface Averages (SRBAVG): CERES constant meteorology temporally interpolated TOA fluxes, MODIS clouds and aerosols. Also contains CERES GEO-enhanced temporally interpolated TOA fluxes, parameterized surface fluxes, and 3-hourly GEO cloud properties. Does not contain computed fluxes.

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
CER_SRBAVG_Aqua-FM3-MODIS_Edition2A

Monthly, Monthly Hourly

Regional, Zonal, Global

07/01/2002 - 10/31/2005

CER_SRBAVG_Aqua-FM4-MODIS_Edition2A

Monthly, Monthly Hourly

Regional, Zonal, Global

07/01/2002 - 10/31/2005

CER_SRBAVG_Terra-FM1-MODIS_Edition2D

Monthly, Monthly Hourly

Regional, Zonal, Global

03/01/2000 - 10/31/2005

CER_SRBAVG_Terra-FM2-MODIS_Edition2D

Monthly, Monthly Hourly

Regional, Zonal, Global

03/01/2000 - 10/31/2005

CER_SRBAVG_Terra-FM1-MODIS_Edition2C

Monthly, Monthly Hourly

Regional, Zonal, Global

03/01/2000 - 02/28/2003

CER_SRBAVG_Terra-FM2-MODIS_Edition2C

Monthly, Monthly Hourly

Regional, Zonal, Global

03/01/2000 - 02/28/2003

CER_SRBAVG_TRMM-PFM-VIRS_Edition2B

Monthly, Monthly Hourly

Regional, Zonal, Global

01/1998 - 08/1998, 03/2000

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