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

Processing, archiving and distributing Earth science data
at the NASA Langley Research Center

Relevant Links

Relevant Links

ACRIM III

Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ATBD)

ADAM-M

Creating a Unified Airborne Database for Assessment and Validation of Global Models of Atmospheric Composition (ADAM)

AirMISR

AirMISR Home Page

MISR Home Page

Feature Article: Fiery Temperament

KONVEX Information

SAFARI Home Page

AirMSPI

Get Google Earth

AirMSPI news at JPL

AirMSPI news at Dryden Flight Research Center

AirMSPI Home Page

ARESE

ARESE Home Page

Feature Articles: Blanket of Clouds

ATOST

ATOST Operations Home Page

ATOST Program Overview

ATTREX

ATTREX Home Page

Biomass Burning

Biomass Burning Home Page

CALIPSO

Project Fact Sheet

Data Product Overview

Browse Images Tutorial

User's Guide

Visualization and Read Software from ICARE

Algorith Theoretical Basis Documents (ATBD)

CALIPSO Home Page

NASA CALIPSO Mission Page

CNES CALIPSO Mission Page

A-Train Data Depot Page

ICARE Data Home Page

CAMEX-4

CAMEX-4 Home Page

CERES

Data Product Processing Flowchart

CERES Input Data Sources

Data Products Catalog (current)

Data Products Catalog (historic)

CERES Online Documentation

Collection Guides

Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents

CERES Main Home Page

CERES on: Aqua | Terra | TRMM | NPP

CERES Instrument Operations

CERES ARM Validation Experiment (CAVE)

CERES Surface and Atmospheric Radiation Budget (SARB) Properties

CLAMS

AirMISR Home Page

CAR Home Page

CERES Home Page

COVE Home Page

MAS CLAMS Home Page

MISR Home Page

MODIS Home Page

Chesapeake Lighthouse and Aircraft

An Overview of the CLAMS Experiment

DC3

DC3 Home Page

DISCOVER-AQ

DISCOVER-AQ - Airborne Science Data for Atmospheric Composition

DISCOVER-AQ - NASA Earth Science Mission

DISCOVER-AQ - Program Home Page

DISCOVER-AQ - Mission Highlight

ERBE

ERBE Home Page

Feature Article: Questioning Convection

Feature Article: A Burning Question

Feature Article: Absorption of Solar Radiation by Clouds

FIRE

ARM Archive

SHEBA Archive

FIRE II - Cirrus Home Page

FIRE II - ASTEX Home Page

FIRE I - Cirrus Home Page

FIRE I - Marine Stratocumulus Home Page

FIRE I - Extended Time Observations Home Page

GEWEX

GEWEX-RFA Home Page

GTE

GTE Home Page

Feature Articles: Critical Chemistry

INTEX-A

INTEX-A - Tropospheric Chemistry Integrated Data Center

INTEX-NA - NASA Earth Science Mission

INTEX-B

INTEX-B - Tropospheric Chemistry Integrated Data Center

INTEX-B - Earth Science Project Office

ISCCP

Project Documents

Data Products Summary

Known and Fixed Data Errors

Frequently Asked Questions

New Algorithm: Summary of Changes - (C-series to D-series)

ISCCP Home Page

Feature Article: But the winds... but the spaces...

Feature Article: Shadows of Doubt

Feature Article: Stars Clouds Crops

ISCCP-M

Global Cloud Process Studies in the Context of Decadal Climate Variability: Enhancement and Continuation of Data Analysis for the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP)

LASE

LASE Validation

NASA Langley Lidar Applications Group

LASE Instrument

LITE

Data User's Guide

LITE Home Page

Images

Photos

Images & Photos

MAPS

NASA Facts

Correlative Data - CDIAC - Spring & Fall 1994 - Field and Aircraft Campaigns

MAS

MAS Home Page for ARESE

MAS ATOST Home Page

MAS CAMEX-4 Home Page

MAS SCAR-A Home Page

MAS SCAR-B Home Page

MAS SCAR-B Irregularities

MAS SCAR-B Spectral Band Configuration

MAS THORpex Home Page

MAS Home Page

MISR

MISR Home Page

MISR publications

Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents

Tropical Cyclone Information

MOPITT

UCAR Data Product Documentation

Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents

Interactive Web Viewer

Quick Look Plots

MOPITT (USA) Home Page

Publications

MOPITT (Canada) Home Page

MOPITT/NCAR Validation

MOPITT/Terra Home Page

Feature Article: Nature's Contribution

MY NASA DATA

MY NASA DATA Home Page

Live Access Server used to display and visualize data radiation budget parameters

Lesson plans to supplement material for teachers, students, scientists

NARSTO

NARSTO Quality System Science Center (QSSC) Web Site

NIMBUS-7

Featured Articles: Shadows of Doubt

NVAP-M

NVAP-M Project Site

Other

Goddard's Panoply - plots geo-gridded data from netCDF, HDF, GRIB datasets.

Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC): Giovanni - Interactive Visualization and Analysis software for:

NCAR Climate Data Guide

NOAA's Weather and Climate Toolkit

Other DAACs

Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC)

NOAA - National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)

National Snow & Ice Data Center (NSIDC)

Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PODAAC)

POAM II & III

POAM Information at NRL

SAGE II

SAGE II Home Page

Feature Article: Blanket of Clouds

Feature Article: Clouds in a Clear Sky

Feature Article: Clouds in the Balance

Feature Article: Stars Clouds Crops

Feature Article: Volcanoes and Climate Change

SAGE III

Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents (ATBD)

SAGE III Home Page

SEAC4RS

SEAC4RS Website

SEAC4RS Data Archive

SEAC4RS Data Access

NASA SEAC4RS

SRB

SRB Home Page

SSE

American Solar Energy Society (ASES) - A national organization dedicated to advancing the use of solar energy for the benefit of U.S. citizens and the global environment

Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN) / World Radiation Monitoring Center

Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Department of Energy (DOE) National Center for Photovoltaics (NCPV)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration / Surface Radiation Research Branch / Air Resource Laboratory

Department of Energy (DOE) Science and Innovation

RETScreen® International - Clean Energy Project Analysis Software - CANMET Energy Technology Centre (CETC) - Varennes

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Renewable Resource Data Center (RReDC)

POWER - Prediction of Worldwide Energy Resource

POWER Daily and Near Real Time radiation and meteorological parameters.

POWER Agroclimatology

POWER Agroclimatology Methodology

POWER Sustainable Buildings

POWER Psychrometric Charts for the Continental US

POWER DOE/ASHARE Building Climate Parameters

Sandia National Laboratories Photovoltaics Program - Sandia's photovoltaic systems project seeks to ensure that photovoltaic systems perform to their potential

Solar Energy International (SEI) - A non-profit (501 (c)3) organization whose mission is to provide education and technical assistance so that others will be empowered to use renewable energy technologies

The Source for Renewable Energy - A comprehensive guide to over 3,000 renewable energy businesses and organizations around the world

University of Texas Solar Energy Laboratory

World Radiation Data Centre Online Archive (WRDC)

SUCCESS

SUCCESS Home Page

TARFOX

TARFOX Home Page

TES

TES Home Page

TES News

EOS Aura Mission

Aura Validation Data Center

Feature Article: On The Trail of Global Pollution Drift

Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents

Science Observations Calendar

THORpex

THORpex Operations Home Page

THORpex Program Overview

TOA_Merged-M

A Long-Term TOA and Constrained Surface Radiation Budget Dataset Using Merged CERES, ERBE, and ISCCP/SRB Products from the Past 30 Years