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

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REL2.81 SW 3HRLY MONTHLY

REL2.81 SW 3HRLY MONTHLY

Surface Radiation Budget (SRB) Release 2.81 Shortwave 3 Hourly Monthly 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 averaged by month separately for each of the 8 UT hours

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Clear-sky Surface Solar Irradiance
Solar Irradiance
Incoming Shortwave Radiation
Viewing Geometry
Radiative Flux
Clear-sky TOA Reflected Solar Flux
Solar Radiation
Photosynthetically Active Radiation