CERES Level 3
Entry Title: CERES Regionally Averaged TOA Fluxes, Clouds and Aerosols Hourly Aqua Edition4A

Entry ID: CER_SSF1deg-Hour_Aqua-MODIS_Edition4A
Aerosols Clouds Radiation Budget
DOI

10.5067/AQUA/CERES/SSF1DEGHOUR_L3.004

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Publications which Cite this Collection

McCoy, Isabel L.; McCoy, Daniel T.; Wood, Robert; Zuidema, Paquita; Bender, Frida A.‐M. (2023). The Role of Mesoscale Cloud Morphology in the Shortwave Cloud Feedback.


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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • CLOUD EMISSIVITY > CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER
  • CLOUD LIQUID WATER/ICE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • CLOUD HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • NET RADIATION
  • SURFACE PRESSURE
  • SHORTWAVE RADIATION
  • CLOUD BASE TEMPERATURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • WIND SPEED > SURFACE WINDS
  • CLOUD TOP HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • ALBEDO
  • CLOUD BASE PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • SOLAR IRRADIANCE
  • CLOUD TOP PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS
  • SKIN TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • LONGWAVE RADIATION
  • SURFACE RADIATIVE PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • INCOMING SOLAR RADIATION
  • RADIATIVE FLUX
  • CLOUD DROPLET CONCENTRATION/SIZE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION
  • CLOUD FRACTION > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • TOTAL PRECIPITABLE WATER > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • Cloud Base Pressure
  • Cloud Infrared Emissivity
  • Cloud Layer Area
  • Cloud Particle Phase
  • Ice Water Path
  • Liquid Water Path
  • Longwave (LW) Flux
  • Surface Type
  • Window (Wn) Flux
  • TOA (Top of Atmosphere) Flux
  • Visible Optical Depth
  • Water Particle Radius
  • Ice Particle Radius
  • Shortwave (SW) Flux
Data Distribution

File Format(s):

HDF4

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Spatial Information

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Spatial Coverage: (S: -90, N: 90), (W: -180, E: 180)
Spatial Coverage Type: Horizontal
Coordinate System: Cartesian
Granule Spatial Representation: Cartesian
Locations

GLOBAL
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2002-07-03 - Present
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
Aqua
Earth Observing System, Aqua
CERES-FM4
Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System - Flight Model 4
Total Detector Shortwave Detector Window Detector
CERES-FM3
Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System - Flight Model 3
Total Detector Shortwave Detector Window Detector
MODIS
Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
Metadata Dates

Created on 2017-08-02
Last updated on 2024-02-07