CERES Level 2
Entry Title: CERES Single Scanner Footprint (SSF) TOA/Surface Fluxes, Clouds and Aerosols NPP-FM5 Edition1A

Entry ID: CER_SSF_NPP-FM5-VIIRS_Edition1A
Clouds Radiation Budget
DOI

10.5067/NPP/CERES/SSF_NPP-FM5_L2.001A

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • CLOUD BASE PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD EMISSIVITY > CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER
  • INFRARED WAVELENGTHS
  • CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • CLOUD TOP PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • RADIATIVE FLUX
  • LIDAR BACKSCATTER
  • CLOUD FRACTION > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD LIQUID WATER/ICE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • LIDAR DEPOLARIZATION RATIO
  • ATMOSPHERIC EMITTED RADIATION
  • AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS
  • CLOUD DROPLET CONCENTRATION/SIZE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • SURFACE RADIATIVE PROPERTIES
  • OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION
  • CLOUD BASE HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • 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

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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: 2012-01-27 - Present
Temporal Resolution: Hourly
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 2015-02-02
Last updated on 2020-08-17