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 SSF1deg Next Edition Data Products

CERES SSF1deg Next Edition Data Products

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

Description: CERES temporally interpolated TOA fluxes (constant meteorology) and MODIS clouds.

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
SSF1deg-Month Aqua Ed4

Monthly

Regional, Zonal, Global

07/01/2002 - 06/30/2018

SSF1deg-Month Terra Ed4

Monthly

Regional, Zonal, Global

03/01/2000 - 06/30/2018

SSF1deg-Day Aqua-MODIS Ed4A

Daily

Regional

07/01/2002 - 06/30/2018

SSF1deg-Day Terra Ed4

Daily

Regional

03/01/2000 - 06/30/2018

SSF1deg-Month NPP Ed1

Monthly

Regional, Zonal, Global

02/01/2012 - 03/31/2018

SSF1deg-Day NPP Ed1

Daily

Regional

02/01/2012 - 03/31/2018

Description: Regional averages of instantaneous footprint observed TOA fluxes, parameterized surface fluxes, and cloud parameters only for the hours of satellite overpass (from SSF Level2 product).

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
SSF1deg-Hour Aqua Ed4

Hourly (Instantaneous Gridded)

Regional

01/01/2005 - 06/30/2018

SSF1deg-Hour Terra Ed4

Hourly (Instantaneous Gridded)

Regional

03/01/2000 - 06/30/2018

SSF1deg-Hour NPP_VIIRS Ed1A

Hourly (Instantaneous Gridded)

Regional

02/01/2012 - 03/31/2018

CERES read software is product dependent. If read software is available, a "read software" tab will appear on the product landing page.