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 SSF Next Edition Products

CERES SSF Next Edition

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

Description: CERES observed TOA fluxes, MODIS clouds and aerosols, and parameterized surface fluxes.

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
SSF Aqua-FM3 Ed4A

Instantaneous

Footprint

07/03/2002 - 07/31/2018

SSF Aqua-FM4 Ed4A

Instantaneous

Footprint

07/03/2002 - 03/29/2005

SSF Terra-FM1 Ed4A

Instantaneous

Footprint

03/01/2000 - 07/31/2018

SSF Terra-FM2 Ed4A

Instantaneous

Footprint

03/01/2000 - 07/31/2018

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

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
SSF1deg-Day Aqua-MODIS Ed4A

Daily

Regional

07/01/2002 - 06/30/2018

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