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

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REL3.0 LPSA DAILY

REL3.0 LPSA DAILY

Surface Radiation Budget (SRB) Release 3.0 Langley Parameterized Shortwave Model Daily Data in Native grid binary format

Project Title: 
SRB
Level: 
L3
Spatial Coverage: 

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

Spatial Resolution: 

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

Temporal Coverage: 

07/01/1983 - 12/31/2007

Temporal Resolution: 

Daily

File Format: 
BINARY

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DOI: 

10.5067/SRB/REL3.0_LPSA_DAILY_L3
(See below for Data Citation)

Surface Absorbed SW Flux
Pristine-sky Surface Insolation
All-sky Surface Insolation
Top-of-atmosphere (TOA) Insolation
All-sky Surface Albedo
Clear-sky Surface Insolation

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To cite the data in publications:
SRB Science Team (2012), 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_LPSA_DAILY_L3