SRB Level 3
Entry Title: GEWEX SRB Integrated Product (Rel-4) Ancillary 3-Hourly Land-only

Entry ID: GEWEXSRB_Rel4-IP_Ancillary_3hrly_landonly_1
Clouds Radiation Budget
Description

GEWEXSRB_Rel4-IP_Ancillary_3hrly_landonly is the Global Energy and Water Exchanges (GEWEX) Surface Radiation Budget (SRB) Integrated Product (Release-4) Ancillary 3-Hourly Land-only data product. It contains the global land-only fields of meteorology, clouds and other ancillary data that serves as the inputs to the GEWEX SRB Integrated Product (Rel-4) Longwave algorithm, although some are applicable to the Shortwave product as well. Included are surface skin temperature, near-surface meteorology, Fu-Liou longwave algorithm based bands of surface emissivity, snow and ice amount, total column precipitable water, total column ozone, total cloud properties, and three-level water and ice cloud properties. The temporal range is January 1988 through December 2009, with the ends bound by input constraints. Data collection for this product is complete.

DOI

10.5067/GEWEXSRB/Rel4-IP_Ancillary_3hrly_landonly_1

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • CLOUD FRACTION > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • SNOW COVER
  • ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
  • EMISSIVITY
  • SKIN TEMPERATURE
  • ATMOSPHERIC OZONE > OXYGEN COMPOUNDS
  • CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • TOTAL PRECIPITABLE WATER > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY
  • CLOUD LIQUID WATER/ICE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • CLOUDS
  • CLOUD TOP PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE
  • OXYGEN COMPOUNDS
  • CLOUD VERTICAL DISTRIBUTION > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • SURFACE THERMAL PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD BASE PRESSURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • AIR TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • SPECIFIC HUMIDITY > HUMIDITY > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • SNOW/ICE
  • CLOUD OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR
  • HUMIDITY > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION
  • SURFACE PRESSURE
  • layer clouds
  • fill flags
Data Distribution

File Format(s):

NetCDF-4

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Spatial Information

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Spatial Coverage: (-90, 90), (-180, 180)
Spatial Coverage Type: Horizontal
Longitude Resolution: 1.0 degree
Latitude Resolution: 1.0 degree
Coordinate System: Cartesian
Granule Spatial Representation: Cartesian
Locations

GEOGRAPHIC REGION GLOBAL LAND
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 1983-07-01 - 1987-12-31
Temporal Resolution: 3-hourly
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
SATELLITES
RADIOMETERS
Metadata Dates

Created on 2020-10-13
Last updated on 2021-06-22