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CERES Data Products


To subset, visually browse, and download CERES data products in netCDF format, click "Browse & Subset".
For more information and documentation on a specific product, click on the "Data Product" name. Or as a quick reference, click on the Information Icon icon.



Level 3B: Spatially (regional, global, etc.) and temporally (daily, monthly, etc) averaged fluxes where the net flux has been energy balanced.

Data Product
(Information & Documentation)
Description Parameter Resolution Version/
Availability
Order Data
EBAF-TOA Monthly and climatological averages of TOA clear-sky (spatially complete) fluxes, all-sky fluxes, and cloud radiative effect (CRE), where the TOA net flux is constrained to the ocean heat storage.
    Data Quality Summary
Information On EBAF-TOA Parameters Information On EBAF-TOA Resolution Information On EBAF-TOA Availability
EBAF-Surface Monthly and climatological averages of computed surface clear-sky fluxes, all-sky fluxes, and cloud radiative effect (CRE), consistent with the CERES EBAF-TOA fluxes.
    Data Quality Summary
Information On EBAF-Surface Parameters Information On EBAF-Surface Resolution Information On EBAF-Surface Availability

Level 3: Spatially (regional, global, etc.) and temporally (daily, monthly, etc) averaged fluxes and clouds.

Data Product
(Information & Documentation)
Description Parameter Resolution Version/
Availability
Order Data
SYN1deg CERES geostationary (GEO) enhanced temporally interpolated TOA fluxes, MODIS and 3-hourly GEO cloud properties, MODIS aerosols, and computed TOA, surface and in-atmospheric (profile) fluxes consistent with the observed TOA fluxes, clouds and aerosols.
    Data Quality Summary
Information On SYN1deg Parameters Information On SYN1deg Resolution Information On SYN1deg Availability
SSF1deg CERES constant meteorology temporally interpolated TOA fluxes, MODIS clouds and aerosols.
    Data Quality Summary
Information On SSF1deg-lite Parameters Information On SSF1deg-lite Resolution Information On SSF1deg-lite Availability
ISCCP-D2like CERES-MODIS and GEO daytime cloud properties stratified by ISCCP cloud types and in the similar D2 format.
    Data Quality Summary
Information On ISCCP-D2like Parameters Information On ISCCP-D2like Resolution Information On ISCCP-D2like Availability

Level 2: CERES instantaneous footprint level (20km nominal) fluxes and cloud properties.

Data Product
(Information & Documentation)
Description Parameter Resolution Version/
Availability
Order Data
SSF CERES observed TOA fluxes, MODIS clouds and aerosols, and parameterized surface fluxes.
    Terra Data Quality Summary Link to external site
    Aqua Data Quality Summary Link to external site
Information On SSF Parameters FOV* Information On SSF Availability
FLASH_SSF Near real-time CERES fluxes and clouds in the SSF format, Not of climate quality or to be appended with any other CERES dataset. Information On FLASHFlux Parameters FOV* Information On FLASHFlux Availability

*FOV: Field-of-View instantaneous footprint data.

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