SRB Level 4
Entry Title: GEWEX SRB Integrated Product (Rel-4) Longwave Monthly Average by Local

Entry ID: GEWEXSRB_Rel4-IP_Longwave_monthly_local_1
Clouds Radiation Budget
Description

GEWEXSRB_Rel4-IP_Longwave_monthly_local is the Global Energy and Water Exchanges (GEWEX) Surface Radiation Budget (SRB) Integrated Product (Rel-4) Longwave Monthly Average by Local data product. It contains global fields of 26 longwave surface, Top of Atmosphere (TOA), and atmospheric profile radiative parameters derived with the Longwave algorithm of the NASA World Climate Research Programme/Global Energy and Water-Cycle Experiment (WCRP/GEWEX) Surface Radiation Budget (SRB) Project. This version is known as Release 4-Integrated Product. The fluxes include all-sky, clear-sky and pristine-sky TOA upward fluxes (outgoing longwave radiation, OLR), all-sky, clear-sky and pristine-sky upward and downward fluxes at: tropopause, 200hPa, 500hPa and surface. A status flag of filled cloud properties is also included. Inputs to the longwave algorithm are cloud information based on ISCCP HXS, meteorology from ISCCP nnHIRS, SeaFlux SST and surface, LandFlux meteorology, and MERRA-2 conditionally. The temporal range is January 1988 through December 2009, with the ends bound by input constraints. The monthly averages are computed by local solar time. Data collection for this product is complete.

DOI

10.5067/GEWEXSRB/Rel4-IP_Longwave_monthly_local_1

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • RADIATIVE FORCING
  • ATMOSPHERIC EMITTED RADIATION
  • RADIATIVE FLUX
  • NET RADIATION
  • TRANSMITTANCE
  • ABSORPTION
  • CLOUD RADIATIVE FORCING > CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER
  • CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER
  • ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION
  • LONGWAVE RADIATION
  • ATMOSPHERIC HEATING
  • SCATTERING
  • OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION
  • CLOUDS
  • toa_outgoing_longwave_flux_assuming_clear_sky
  • toa_outgoing_longwave_flux
  • upwelling_longwave_flux_in_air_assuming_clear_sky
  • downwelling_longwave_flux_in_air_assuming_clear_sky
  • upwelling_longwave_flux_in_air
  • downwelling_longwave_flux_in_air
  • surface_upwelling_longwave_flux_in_air_assuming_clear_sky
  • surface_downwelling_longwave_flux_in_air_assuming_clear_sky
  • surface_upwelling_longwave_flux_in_air
  • surface_downwelling_longwave_flux_in_air
  • pristine longwave flux
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

GLOBAL GEOGRAPHIC REGION
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 1988-01-01 - 2009-12-31
Temporal Resolution: 1 month
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
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RADIOMETERS
Metadata Dates

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