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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Publications which Cite this Collection

Wang, Tianxing; Wang, Gaofeng; Shi, Chuanye; Du, Yihan; Letu, Husi; Zhang, Wanchun; Xue, Huazhu (2023). Improved Algorithm to Derive All-Sky Longwave Downward Radiation From Space: Application to Fengyun-4A Measurements.


Gautam, Ritesh; Patel, Piyushkumar N.; Singh, Manoj K.; Liu, Tianjia; Mickley, Loretta J.; Jethva, Hiren; DeFries, Ruth S. (2023). Extreme Smog Challenge of India Intensified by Increasing Lower Tropospheric Stability.


Seifert, Axel; Bachmann, Vanessa; Filipitsch, Florian; Förstner, Jochen; Grams, Christian M.; Hoshyaripour, Gholam Ali; Quinting, Julian; Rohde, Anika; Vogel, Heike; Wagner, Annette; Vogel, Bernhard (2023). Aerosol–cloud–radiation interaction during Saharan dust episodes: the dusty cirrus puzzle.


Mace, Gerald G.; Benson, Sally; Humphries, Ruhi; Gombert, Peter M.; Sterner, Elizabeth (2023). Natural marine cloud brightening in the Southern Ocean.


Wang, Tianxing; Shi, Jiancheng; Yu, Yuechi; Husi, Letu; Gao, Bo; Zhou, Wang; Ji, Dabin; Zhao, Tianjie; Xiong, Chuan; Chen, Ling (2022). Cloudy-sky land surface longwave downward radiation (LWDR) estimation by integrating MODIS and AIRS/AMSU measurements.


Furtado, Kalli; Field, Paul; Luo, Yali; Zhou, Tianjun; Hill, Adrian (2020). The effects of cloud–aerosol interaction complexity on simulations of presummer rainfall over southern China.


Taylor, Patrick C.; Itterly, Kyle F.; Corbett, Joe; Bucholtz, Anthony; Sejas, Sergio; Su, Wenying; Doelling, Dave; Kato, Seiji (2017). A Comparison of Top‐Of‐Atmosphere Radiative Fluxes From CERES and ARISE.


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Keywords

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

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Spatial Coverage: (S: -90, N: 90), (W: -180, E: 180)
Spatial Coverage Type: Not provided
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-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 2023-12-22