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REL3.0 LPLA 3HRLY MONTHLY NC

REL3.0 LPLA 3HRLY MONTHLY NC

Surface Radiation Budget (SRB) Release 3.0 Langley Parameterized Longwave Model 3 hourly monthly Data in 1x1 Degree NetCDF Format

 

Project Title: 
SRB
Level: 
L2
Spatial Coverage: 

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

Spatial Resolution: 

1° x 1° grid

Temporal Coverage: 

07/01/1983 - 12/31/2007

Temporal Resolution: 

3-hourly for the 8 UT hours daily, then averaged by month

File Format: 
NETCDF

Earthdata Search: Order Data

DOI: 

10.5067/SRB/REL3.0_LPLA_3HRLY_MONTHLY_NC_L2
(See below for Data Citation)

Surface Downward Longwave Flux
Surface Longwave Cloud Radiative Forcing
Surface Net Longwave Flux

Search and Order: Earthdata Search 

To cite the data in publications:
SRB Science Team (2015), SRB Data, Hampton, VA, USA: NASA Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC), Accessed <author citing data inserts date here> at doi: 10.5067/SRB/REL3.0_LPLA_3HRLY_MONTHLY_NC_L2