Solar radiation enters the Earth's atmosphere with a portion being scattered by clouds and aerosols.

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REL2.5 LW CLDPROPS 3HRLY

REL2.5 LW CLDPROPS 3HRLY

Surface Radiation Budget (SRB) Release 2.5 Longwave cloud props 3 hourly Data in Native Format

Project Title: 
SRB
Spatial Coverage: 

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

Spatial Resolution: 

1° quasi equal-area grid convertible to 1° x 1°

Temporal Coverage: 

07/01/1983 - 06/30/2005

Temporal Resolution: 

3-hourly

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Snow/Ice Fraction
Cloud Top Temperature
Cloud Fraction
Total Column Precipitable Water
Day/Night Flag
Cloud Top Pressure
Cloud Effective Radius
Surface Skin Temperature
Cloud Water Content
Cloud Optical Depth
Cloud Base Pressure