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

ERBE Imagery



ERBE Sample Browse Images


Sample Images

Sample images of data from the ERBE ERBS instrument show top of atmosphere all sky albedo, shortwave, and longwave measurements.

Examples of ERBS Satellite Browse Images

ERBS All Sky Albedo
ERBS All Sky Shortwave
ERBS All Sky Longwave


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QuickTime Movies

QuickTime movies were created from the "Visualization of ERBE Data" Video. These movies include browse images for:

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