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SYN1deg-3Hour Ed1A

SYN1deg-3Hour Ed1A

Project Title: 
CERES
Version: 
Edition 1A
Level: 
L3
Platform: 
Terra, Suomi NPP
Spatial Coverage: 

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

Spatial Resolution: 

Regional

Temporal Coverage: 

Terra-NPP 02/01/2012 - 11/30/2017

Temporal Resolution: 

3-Hourly

File Format: 
HDF

Earthdata Search: Order Data

Subset/Visualization Tool: 

CERES Order Tool (netCDF)

DOI: 

10.5067/TERRA+NPP/CERES/SYN1DEG-3HOUR_L3.01A
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TOA Fluxes (observed and computed)

Shortwave Flux (0-5μm)
Longwave Flux (5-100μm)
Window-region Flux (8-12μm)
Downwelling UVA and UVB Fluxes (computed only)
Downwelling PAR Flux (computed only)

Surface Fluxes (computed)

Shortwave Flux - Up
Longwave Flux - Up
Window-region Flux - Up
Shortwave Flux - Down
Longwave Flux - Down
Window-region Flux - Down
Surface Albedo
Shortwave Direct/Diffuse Fluxes
UVA and UVB Fluxes
PAR Direct/Diffuse Fluxes

In-Atmospheric Fluxes (computed)

Shortwave Flux - Up
Longwave Flux - Up
Window-region Flux - Up
Shortwave Flux - Down
Longwave Flux - Down
Window-region Flux - Down

Cloud Parameters (MODIS & GEO)

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

Aerosols (MODIS & MATCH)

MATCH Total Aerosol Visible Optical Depth at 0.55μm
MODIS Aerosol Optical Depths over Land and Ocean

Auxiliary Data (GMAO GEOS)

Surface Type Percent Coverage
Skin Temperature
Total Column Precipitable Water
Upper Tropospheric Precipitable Water
Column Ozone

Earthdata Search: Order Data

CERES Subset/Visualization Tool: Order Data

OPeNDAP Access: Order Data

 

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