CERES Level 2
Entry Title: CERES A-Train Integrated CALIPSO, CloudSat, CERES, and MODIS (CCCM) Merged Release D1

Entry ID: CER_CCCM_Aqua-FM3-MODIS-CAL-CS_RelD1
Clouds Radiation Budget
DOI

10.5067/AQUA/CERES/CCCM-FM3-MODIS-CAL-CS_L2.RELD1

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • CLOUD MIDLAYER TEMPERATURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • NET RADIATION
  • CLOUD VERTICAL DISTRIBUTION > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • LONGWAVE RADIATION
  • CLOUD FRACTION > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • HUMIDITY > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • RADIATIVE FLUX
  • CLOUD TOP PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS
  • CLOUD DROPLET CONCENTRATION/SIZE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • CLOUD BASE PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • SKIN TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • CLOUD EMISSIVITY > CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER
  • CLOUD HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • SURFACE WINDS
  • EMISSIVITY
  • CLOUD LIQUID WATER/ICE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • ALBEDO
  • TOTAL PRECIPITABLE WATER > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • SHORTWAVE RADIATION
  • OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION
  • 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
Data Distribution

File Format(s):

HDF4

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Spatial Information

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Spatial Coverage: (-90, 90), (-180, 180)
Spatial Coverage Type: Not provided
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
Coordinate System: Cartesian
Granule Spatial Representation: Cartesian
Locations

GLOBAL
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2006-07-01 - Present
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
AQUA
Earth Observing System, AQUA
CERES-FM3
Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System - Flight Model 3
MODIS
Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
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 2021-09-23
Last updated on 2021-11-12