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CERES Data Products



To subset, visually browse, and download CERES data products in netCDF format, click the "Browse & Subset" button in the tables below.
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

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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

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


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

SSF1deg

CERES constant meteorology temporally interpolated TOA fluxes, MODIS clouds and aerosols.

ISCCP-D2like

CERES-MODIS and GEO daytime cloud properties stratified by ISCCP cloud types and in the similar D2 format.
    Data Quality Summary

FLASH_TISA

Near real-time observed CERES TOA fluxes, MODIS clouds, and parameterized surface fluxes. Not of climate quality or to be appended with any other CERES dataset.
    Data Quality Summary Link to external site


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
FOV*

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.
    Data Quality Summary Link to external site
FOV*

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

Note: The Browse & Subset ordering tool will query for temporal and spatial resolutions.






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