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

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REL2.81 SW MONTHLY

REL2.81 SW MONTHLY

Surface Radiation Budget (SRB) Release 2.81 Shortwave 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 day and then by month

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