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

TOA_Merged-M

Projects: 
Discipline: 
Spatial Coverage: 
Varies
Temporal Coverage: 
30 years
Definition/Description: 

A MEaSUREs project that proposes to produce level 3 surface irradiance products that are consistent with observed TOA irradiances in a framework of 1D radiative transfer theory,  containing the contribution of atmospheric and cloud property variability to TOA and surface irradiance variability.