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

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SSF1deg-Month Aqua Ed4

SSF1deg-Month Aqua Ed4

Project Title: 
CERES
Version: 
Edition 4
Level: 
L3
Platform: 
Aqua
Spatial Coverage: 

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

Spatial Resolution: 

Regional, Zonal, Global

Temporal Coverage: 

07/01/2002 - 06/30/2018

Temporal Resolution: 

Monthly

File Format: 
HDF

Earthdata Search: Order Data

Subset/Visualization Tool: 

CERES Order Tool (netCDF)

DOI: 

10.5067/AQUA/CERES/SSF1degMonth_L3.004A
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TOA Fluxes (observed)

Shortwave Flux (0-5µm)
Longwave Flux (5-100µm)
Window-region Flux (8-12µm)
Net Flux (0-100µm)
Albedo
Solar Insolation Flux
Number of Observations of TOA Shortwave Flux
Number of Observations of TOA Longwave Flux

Cloud Parameters (MODIS)

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

Aerosols (MODIS)

Total Aerosol Visible Optical Depth @ 0.55µm
Ratio of Optical Depth of Small Mode vs Aerosol Optical Depth at 0.55µm

Auxiliary Data (GMAO GEOS)

Snow/Ice Percent Coverage
Ocean Fraction Coverage
Wind Speed
Skin Temperature
Precipitable Water

Search and Order: Earthdata Search 

Subset/Visualization Tool: CERES Order Tool

Search and Order: ASDC Order Tool

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