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

Entry ID: GEWEXSRB_Rel4-IP_Ancillary_3hrly_oceanonly_1
Clouds Radiation Budget
Description

GEWEXSRB_Rel4-IP_Ancillary_3hrly_oceanonly is the Global Energy and Water Exchanges (GEWEX) Surface Radiation Budget (SRB) Integrated Product (Rel-4) Ancillary 3-Hourly Ocean-only product. It contains the global ocean-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 2010 through June 2017, with the ends bound by input constraints. Data collection for this product is complete.

DOI

10.5067/GEWEXSRB/Rel4-IP_Ancillary_3hrly_oceanonly_1

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Keywords

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

Temporal Coverage: 2010-01-01 - 2017-06-30
Temporal Resolution: 3-hourly
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
SATELLITES
RADIOMETERS
Metadata Dates

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