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

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Processing, archiving and distributing Earth science data
at the NASA Langley Research Center

CERES SSF Legacy

CERES SSF Legacy

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

Description: Single Scanner Footprint TOA/Surface Fluxes and Clouds (SSF): CERES observed TOA fluxes, MODIS clouds and aerosols, and parameterized surface fluxes.

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Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
CER_SSF_Aqua-FM3-MODIS_Edition3A

Instantaneous

Footprint

07/02/2002 - 11/30/2016

CER_SSF_Aqua-FM4-MODIS_Edition3A

Instantaneous

Footprint

07/02/2002 - 03/29/2005

CER_SSF_Aqua-FM3-MODIS_Edition2D

Instantaneous

Footprint

11/30/2007 - 07/01/2010

CER_SSF_Aqua-FM4-MODIS_Ed2D-NoSW

Instantaneous

Footprint

11/30/2007 - 07/01/2010

CER_SSF_Aqua-FM3-MODIS_Ed2C-MOD-C4-Land-IGBP

Instantaneous

Footprint

01/01/2004 - 12/31/2005

CER_SSF_Aqua-FM4-MODIS_Ed2C-MOD-C4-Land-IGBP

Instantaneous

Footprint

01/01/2004 - 12/31/2005

CER_SSF_Aqua-FM3-MODIS_Edition2C

Instantaneous

Footprint

01/01/2006 - 01/01/2008

CER_SSF_Aqua-FM4-MODIS_Ed2C-NoSW

Instantaneous

Footprint

01/01/2006 - 01/01/2008

CER_SSF_Aqua-FM3-MODIS_Edition2B

Instantaneous

Footprint

07/02/2002 - 03/29/2005

CER_SSF_Aqua-FM4-MODIS_Edition2B

Instantaneous

Footprint

07/02/2002 - 03/29/2005

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