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

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REL3.1 LW DAILY NC

REL3.1 LW DAILY NC

Surface Radiation Budget (SRB) Release 3.1 GEWEX Longwave Daily Data in 1x1 Degree NetCDF Format

Project Title: 
SRB
Level: 
L3
Spatial Coverage: 

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

Spatial Resolution: 

1° x 1° grid

Temporal Coverage: 

07/01/1983 - 12/31/2007

Temporal Resolution: 

3-hourly averaged by day

File Format: 
NETCDF

Earthdata Search: Order Data

DOI: 

10.5067/SRB/REL3.1_LW_DAILY_NC_L3
(See below for Data Citation)

Clear-sky Top of Atmosphere Upward Flux
Outgoing Longwave Radiation
Clear-sky Surface Upward Flux
All-sky Surface Upward Flux
Clear-sky Surface Downward Flux
All-sky Surface Downward Flux

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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/REL3.1_LW_DAILY_NC_L3