CERES Level 3
Entry Title: CERES SSF 1 degree Time-Interpolated TOA Fluxes, Clouds and Aerosols Monthly Edition1A

Entry ID: CER_SSF1deg-Month_NPP-VIIRS_Edition1A
Clouds Radiation Budget
DOI

10.5067/NPP/CERES/SSF1DEG-MONTH_VIIRS_L3.001A

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • ALBEDO
  • INCOMING SOLAR RADIATION
  • SURFACE PRESSURE
  • CLOUD OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • SKIN TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • LONGWAVE RADIATION
  • CLOUD BASE TEMPERATURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD EMISSIVITY > CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER
  • SHORTWAVE RADIATION
  • SOLAR IRRADIANCE
  • CLOUD TOP PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD LIQUID WATER/ICE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • CLOUD FRACTION > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • NET RADIATION
  • CLOUD HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS
  • CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD BASE PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • RADIATIVE FLUX
  • CLOUD TOP HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • TOTAL PRECIPITABLE WATER > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • CLOUD DROPLET CONCENTRATION/SIZE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • WIND SPEED > SURFACE WINDS
  • OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION
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Spatial Information

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Spatial Coverage: (-90, 90), (-180, 180)
Spatial Coverage Type: Horizontal
Longitude Resolution: degrees
Latitude Resolution: degrees
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: 2012-02-01 - Present
Temporal Resolution: Monthly
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
SUOMI-NPP
Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership
CERES-FM5
Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System - Flight Model 5
VIIRS
Visible-Infrared Imager-Radiometer Suite
Metadata Dates

Created on 2017-08-01
Last updated on 2020-10-19