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 SYN1deg Data Products

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

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
SYN1deg-Month Ed4A

Monthly

Regional, Zonal, Global

Terra 03/2000 - 06/2002
Terra+Aqua 07/2002 – 07/2017

SYN1deg-Month Ed1A

Monthly

Regional, Zonal, Global

Terra+NPP 02/2012 – 12/2015

SYN1deg-MHour Ed4A

Monthly Hourly

Regional

Terra 03/2000 - 06/2002
Terra+Aqua 07/2002 – 07/2017

SYN1deg-MHour Ed1A

Monthly Hourly

Regional

Terra+NPP: 02/2012 – 12/2015

SYN1deg-Day Ed4A

Daily

Regional

Terra 03/2000 - 06/2002
Terra+Aqua 07/2002 – 07/2017

SYN1deg-Day Ed1A

Daily

Regional

Terra+NPP: 02/2012 – 12/2015

SYN1deg-3Hour Ed4A

3-Hourly

Regional

Terra 03/2000 - 06/2002
Terra+Aqua 07/2002 – 07/2017

SYN1deg-3Hour Ed1A

3-Hourly

Regional

Terra+NPP: 02/2012 – 12/2015

SYN1deg-1Hour Ed4A

Hourly

Regional

Terra 03/2000 - 06/2002
Terra+Aqua 07/2002 – 07/2017

SYN1deg-1Hour Ed1A

Hourly

Regional

Terra+NPP: 02/2012 – 12/2015

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