CERES Level 3
Entry Title: CERES-MODIS and hourly geostationary cloud properties stratified by ISCCP cloud types for day and night.

Entry ID: CER_CldTypHist_GEO-MODIS_Edition4A
Clouds Radiation Budget
DOI

10.5067/TERRA+AQUA/CERES/CLDTYPHIST_L3.004

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • CLOUD EMISSIVITY > CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER
  • CLOUD TYPES
  • CLOUD OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • CLOUD TOP PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD LIQUID WATER/ICE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • CLOUD FRACTION > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD TOP HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD DROPLET CONCENTRATION/SIZE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • Cloud Effective Pressure Cloud Effective Temperature
  • Cloud Effective Pressure
  • Cloud Effective Temperature
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: Horizontal
Longitude Resolution: 1 degree
Latitude Resolution: 1 degree
Horizontal Resolution Range: 100 km - < 250 km or approximately 1 degree - < 2.5 degrees
Coordinate System: Cartesian
Granule Spatial Representation: Cartesian
Locations

GLOBAL
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2000-03-01 - Present
Temporal Resolution: monthly
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
AQUA
Earth Observing System, AQUA
MODIS
Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
radiometer
Terra
Earth Observing System, TERRA (AM-1)
MODIS
Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
radiometer
GEOSTATIONARY SATELLITES
Earth Remote Sensing Instruments
Metadata Dates

Created on 2018-01-23
Last updated on 2020-08-17