CERES Level 2
Entry Title: CERES Single Scanner Footprint (SSF) TOA/Surface Fluxes, Clouds and Aerosols Aqua-FM3 Edition4A

Entry ID: CER_SSF_Aqua-FM3-MODIS_Edition4A
Clouds Radiation Budget
DOI

10.5067/AQUA/CERES/SSF-FM3_L2.004A

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Keywords

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

NetCDF-3 , HDF4

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Spatial Information

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Spatial Coverage: (-90, 90), (-180, 180)
Spatial Coverage Type: Not provided
Coordinate System: Cartesian
Granule Spatial Representation: Cartesian
Locations

GLOBAL
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2002-07-03 - Present
Temporal Resolution: Hourly
Platforms

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

Created on 2015-02-23
Last updated on 2020-08-13