CERES Level 2
Entry Title: CERES A-Train Integrated CALIPSO, CloudSat, CERES, and MODIS (CCCM) Merged Release B1

Entry ID: CER-NEWS_CCCM_Aqua-FM3-MODIS-CAL-CS_RelB1
Aerosols Clouds Radiation Budget
DOI

10.5067/AQUA/CERES/NEWS_CCCM-FM3-MODIS-CAL-CS_L2.RELB1

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Publications which Cite this Collection

Turbeville, S. M.; Nugent, J. M.; Ackerman, T. P.; Bretherton, C. S.; Blossey, P. N. (2021). Tropical Cirrus in Global Storm‐Resolving Models: 2. Cirrus Life Cycle and Top‐of‐Atmosphere Radiative Fluxes.


Nugent, J. M.; Turbeville, S. M.; Bretherton, C. S.; Blossey, P. N.; Ackerman, T. P. (2020). Tropical Cirrus in Global Storm‐Resolving Models: 1. Role of Deep Convection.


Ma, Po-Lun; Rasch, Philip J.; Chepfer, Hélène; Winker, David M.; Ghan, Steven J. (2020). Observational constraint on cloud susceptibility weakened by aerosol retrieval limitations.


Hill, Peter G.; Allan, Richard P.; Chiu, J. Christine; Bodas-Salcedo, Alejandro; Knippertz, Peter (2019). Quantifying the Contribution of Different Cloud Types to the Radiation Budget in Southern West Africa.


Zipfel, Lukas; Andersen, Hendrik; Cermak, Jan (2018). Machine-Learning Based Analysis of Liquid Water Path Adjustments to Aerosol Perturbations in Marine Boundary Layer Clouds Using Satellite Observations.


Kato, Seiji; Rose, Fred G.; Ham, Seung Hee; Rutan, David A.; Radkevich, Alexander; Caldwell, Thomas E.; Sun-Mack, Sunny; Miller, Walter F.; Chen, Yan (2016). Radiative Heating Rates Computed With Clouds Derived From Satellite-Based Passive and Active Sensors and their Effects on Generation of Available Potential Energy.


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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • CLOUD VERTICAL DISTRIBUTION > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • HUMIDITY > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • CLOUD LIQUID WATER/ICE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS
  • CLOUD HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD FRACTION > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • LONGWAVE RADIATION
  • CLOUD MIDLAYER TEMPERATURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD EMISSIVITY > CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER
  • NET RADIATION
  • CLOUD DROPLET CONCENTRATION/SIZE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • EMISSIVITY
  • TOTAL PRECIPITABLE WATER > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • SKIN TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • RADIATIVE FLUX
  • SHORTWAVE RADIATION
  • CLOUD BASE PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • SURFACE WINDS
  • CLOUD TOP PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION
  • ALBEDO
  • TOA (Top of Atmosphere) Flux
  • Window (Wn) Region Flux
  • Surface Fluxes
  • Cloud Infrared Emissivity
  • Cloud Effective Pressure
  • Cloud Effective Temperature
  • Cloud Effective Height
  • Cloud Particle Phase
  • Clear-Sky Fluxes
  • Total-Sky Fluxes
  • Surface Emissivity
  • Cloud Liquid Water Path
  • Cloud Ice Water Path
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Spatial Information

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Spatial Coverage: (S: -90, N: 90), (W: -180, E: 180)
Spatial Coverage Type: Not provided
Coordinate System: Cartesian
Granule Spatial Representation: Cartesian
Locations

GLOBAL
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2006-07-01 - 2011-04-30
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
Aqua
Earth Observing System, Aqua
MODIS
Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
CERES SCANNER
Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System Scanner
CERES-FM3
Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System - Flight Model 3
CALIPSO
Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations
CALIOP
Cloud-Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization
CloudSat
CloudSat-CPR
CloudSat Cloud Profiling Radar
Metadata Dates

Created on 2013-12-10
Last updated on 2023-12-04