CERES Level 3
Entry Title: CERES Time-Interpolated TOA Fluxes, Clouds and Aerosols Monthly Aqua Edition4A

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

10.5067/AQUA/CERES/SSF1DEGMONTH_L3.004A

Citation Styles for this Dataset
Publications which Cite this Collection

Raghuraman, Shiv Priyam; Paynter, David; Ramaswamy, V.; Menzel, Raymond; Huang, Xianglei (2023). Greenhouse Gas Forcing and Climate Feedback Signatures Identified in Hyperspectral Infrared Satellite Observations.


Zhang, Bohai; Li, Furong; Sang, Huiyan; Cressie, Noel (2022). Inferring Changes in Arctic Sea Ice through a Spatio-Temporal Logistic Autoregression Fitted to Remote-Sensing Data.


Ahlgrimm, Maike; Forbes, Richard M.; Hogan, Robin J.; Sandu, Irina (2022). Understanding Global Model Systematic Shortwave Radiation Errors in Subtropical Marine Boundary Layer Cloud Regimes.


Shea, Yolanda L.; Wielicki, Bruce A.; Sun-Mack, Sunny; Minnis, Patrick (2020). Quantifying the Dependence of Satellite Cloud Retrievals on Instrument Uncertainty.


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Keywords

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

Temporal Coverage: 2002-07-01 - 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
Metadata Dates

Created on 2015-02-23
Last updated on 2024-02-07