CERES Level 2
Entry Title: CERES Monthly Gridded Single Satellite TOA and Surface Fluxes/Clouds TRMM Edition2B

Entry ID: CER_SFC_TRMM-PFM-VIRS_Edition2B_2B
Clouds Radiation Budget
DOI

10.5067/TRMM/CERES/SFC_L3.002B

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • SHORTWAVE RADIATION
  • ALBEDO
  • CLOUD BASE HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD BASE PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • NET RADIATION
  • CLOUD LIQUID WATER/ICE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • CLOUD TOP PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION
  • 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: -40, N: 40), (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
Locations

GLOBAL
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 1998-01-01 - 2000-03-31
Temporal Resolution: Monthly
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
TRMM
Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission
CERES-PFM
Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System - Prototype Flight Model
Metadata Dates

Created on 2014-01-14
Last updated on 2021-01-05