Entry Title: CERES Monthly Gridded Single Satellite Fluxes and Clouds TRMM Edition2C
Entry ID: CER_FSW_TRMM-PFM-VIRS_Edition2C
Clouds Radiation Budget
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- CERES Monthly Gridded Radiative Fluxes and Clouds (FSW) Data Set Abstract
- CERES Overview of Aqua
- CERES Overview of TRMM
- CERES Terra Revision 1 Table
- HDF Science Data Set (SDS) Information Tool Overview
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- NASA Earth Observatory Article: Clouds in the Balance
- CERES Cloud Working Group Teleconference
- Quality Summary: CERES TRMM Edition2C FSW
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- CERES Data Products Catalog
- CERES Data Products Catalog R3V2 2/21/2003 Monthly Gridded Radiative Fluxes and Clouds (FSW)
- CERES Documentation: Data Products Catalog
- NASA Earth Observatory Article: Aqua CERES First Light: Image of the Day - The Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instrument is one of six on board the Aqua satellite.
- NASA Earth Observatory Article: CERES Detects Earth's Heat and Energy: Image of the Day - Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) monitors solar energy reflected from the Earth and heat energy emitted from the Earth.
- NASA Earth Observatory Article: CERES First Light Images: Image of the Day - These two Terra instruments join a previous CERES scanner on the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) which was launched on November 27, 1997
- NASA Earth Observatory Article: CERES Global Cloud Fraction - Each map combines observations from the CERES sensors on NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites collected on December 27, 2008
- NASA Earth Observatory Article: Does the Earth Have an Iris Analog - Sensors on the TRMM and Terra satellite missions routinely measure these cloud physical properties, which scientists will match in time and space with CERES.
- NASA Earth Observatory Article: First Monthly CERES Global Longwave and Shortwave Radiation - These measurements were acquired by NASA's Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) sensors during March 2000.
- NASA Earth Observatory Article: Net Radiation - The measurements were made by the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) sensors on NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites.
- NASA Earth Observatory Article: Space-based Observations of the Earth (Thermal radiation emitted from the Earth's surface and clouds on March 1, 2000 as seen by the Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES))
- NASA Earth Observatory Article: Terra Spacecraft Fact Sheet - Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) CERES will measure the Earth's energy balance—comparing the amount of energy from the sun that...
- NASA Earth Observatory Article: The Arctic Is Absorbing More Sunlight - The radiation measurements were made by NASA's Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instruments which fly on multiple satellites.
- NASA Earth Observatory Article: The Water Cycle - MODIS, CERES, and AIRS all collect data relevant to the study of clouds.
- NASA Earth Observatory Article: Tropical Cloud Systems and CERES: Image of the Day - CERES detects the amount of outgoing heat and reflected sunlight leaving the planet.
- NASA Earth Observeratory Article: A Delicate Balance: Signs of Change in the Tropics - New data sets were also used from NASA's Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instruments that fly aboard the Tropical Rainfall Measuring...
- HDF Scientific Data Set (SDS) Information Utility Readme
- Readme Information on the CERES FSW data sets: CER_FSW_TRMM-PFM-VIRS_Edition2C, CER_FSW_TRMM-FM1-MODIS_Beta3, and CER_FSW_TRMM-FM2-MODIS_Beta3
- View HDF Version 5 Readme
- CERES Input Data Sources
REQUIREMENTS AND DESIGN
- Read Software Package - CERES FSW TRMM - Direct File Download (.zip)
SCIENCE DATA PRODUCT SOFTWARE DOCUMENTATION
- NASA Earthdata Forum - CERES
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From GCMD Science Keywords:
- OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION
- CLOUD TOP PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
- CLOUD BASE HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
- CLOUD BASE PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
- Clear-Sky Albedo
- Clear-Sky Longwave (LW) Flux
- Clear-Sky Shortwave (SW) Flux
- Clear-Sky Solar Incidence
- Cloud Base Pressure
- Cloud Layer Area
- Cloud Overlap
- Cloud Particle Phase
- Ice Particle Diameter
- Liquid Water Path
- Net Flux
- Solar (Radiance) Flux
- Surface Type
- TOA (Top of Atmosphere) Flux
- Vertical Aspect Ratio
- Visible Optical Depth
- Water Particle Radius
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Spatial Coverage Type: Not provided
Horizontal Resolution Range: 100 km - < 250 km or approximately 1 degree - < 2.5 degrees
Coordinate System: Cartesian
Granule Spatial Representation: Cartesian
Temporal Coverage: 1998-01-01 - 2000-03-31
Temporal Resolution: Monthly