CERES CER_CRS1deg-Hour_Aqua-MODIS_Edition4A and CER_CRS1deg-Hour_Terra-MODIS_Edition4A Public Release

March 28, 2024, 11:40 a.m.

Project: CERES

The Radiation Budget Science Project (RBSP)/CERES Science Team announces the release of Edition 4A of the CERES Cloud Radiative Swath (CRS), 1deg-Hour data product. This single-satellite product is an hourly, regionally averaged, gridded data product of CERES instantaneous computed surface fluxes using clouds and aerosols derived from observations on the Terra or Aqua platforms. CRS1deg-Hour grids at 1-degree latitude and longitude the Edition 4A CRS product, which is a combination of several CERES Single Scanner Footprint (SSF) data product variables and CERES vertical flux profiles. This release encompasses a limited temporal range, from January 2018 to December 2022.

Information about this new data product, including data availability, user documentation, quality statements, relevant links, tools for working with the data, etc. can be found at the following Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) link: CERES Level 3 Collections.

These data products are available from the ASDC via the following options:


Direct Data Download (DDD)

Earthdata Search (EDS)

For questions regarding data usage, please ask us on the Earthdata Forum.

Related URLS: https://asdc.larc.nasa.gov/project/CERES