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 SYN1deg Ed3 Legacy Data Products

CERES SYN1deg Ed3 Legacy 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 (GEO-enhanced), MODIS and GEO clouds, and computed TOA/surface/profile fluxes.

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
SYN1deg-Month Ed3A

Monthly

Regional, Zonal, Global

Terra: 03/01/2000 - 06/30/2002
Terra + Aqua: 07/01/2002 - 09/30/2014

SYN1deg-Day Ed3A

Daily

Regional

03/01/2000 - 05/31/2013

SYN1deg-M3Hour Ed3A

Monthly 3-Hourly

Regional, Zonal, Global

Terra: 03/01/2000 - 06/30/2002
Terra + Aqua: 07/01/2002 - 09/30/2014

SYN1deg-3Hour Ed3A

3 Hourly

Regional, Zonal, Global

Terra: 03/01/2000 - 06/30/2002
Terra + Aqua: 07/01/2002 - 09/30/2014

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