CERES Level 3
Entry Title: CERES Gridded Instantaneous TOA/Surface Fluxes, Clouds and Aerosols Aqua Edition3A

Entry ID: CER_SFC_Aqua-MODIS_Edition3A
Clouds Radiation Budget
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10.5067/AQUA/CERES/SFC_AQUA_L3.003A

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • CLOUD HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • RADIATIVE FLUX
  • CLOUD BASE PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD EMISSIVITY > CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER
  • CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD BASE HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • TOTAL PRECIPITABLE WATER > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • NET RADIATION
  • SHORTWAVE RADIATION
  • SOLAR IRRADIANCE
  • CLOUD FRACTION > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD TOP PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • INCOMING SOLAR RADIATION
  • CLOUD OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • CLOUD LIQUID WATER/ICE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION
  • CLOUD DROPLET CONCENTRATION/SIZE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • ALBEDO
  • EMISSIVITY
  • LONGWAVE RADIATION
  • Clear-Sky Albedo
  • Clear-Sky Longwave (LW) Flux
  • Clear-Sky Shortwave (SW) Flux
  • Clear-Sky Solar Incidence
  • Cloud Base Pressure
  • Cloud Infrared Emissivity
  • Cloud Layer Area
  • Cloud Particle Phase
  • Ice Particle Diameter
  • Ice Water Path
  • Liquid Water Path
  • Net Flux
  • Surface (Radiative) Flux
  • Surface Type
  • TOA (Top of Atmosphere) Flux
  • Vertical Aspect Ratio
  • Visible Optical Depth
  • Water Particle Radius
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Spatial Coverage: (S: -90, N: 90), (W: -180, E: 180)
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
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Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2002-07-01 - 2017-02-28
Temporal Resolution: Monthly
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
AQUA
Earth Observing System, AQUA
CERES-FM4
Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System - Flight Model 4
Radiometer
CERES-FM3
Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System - Flight Model 3
Radiometer
Metadata Dates

Created on 2014-01-13
Last updated on 2021-01-05