Variables in this Dataset

Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint_julian_time_cent_footprint: Array of 64 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 1.7976931348623157e+308
long_name: Julian Time of Observation of CERES Center Footprint
units: date
group: Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint
valid_range: 2440000.0000000000, 2480000.0000000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint_gmt_cent_footprint: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: GMT of CERES Center Footprint
units: hour
group: Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint
valid_range: 0.000000000, 24.00000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint_lat_cent_footprint: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Latitude of CERES Center Footprint
units: degrees_north
group: Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint
valid_range: -90.00000000, 90.00000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint_lon_cent_footprint: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Longitude of CERES Center Footprint
units: degrees_east
group: Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint
valid_range: 0.000000000, 360.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint_vza_cent_footprint: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Viewing Zenith Angle of CERES Center Footprint
units: degree
group: Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint
valid_range: 0.000000000, 90.00000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint_sza_cent_footprint: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Solar Zenith Angle of CERES Center Footprint
units: degree
group: Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint
valid_range: 0.000000000, 180.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint_raa_cent_footprint: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Relative Azimuth Angle of CERES Center Footprint
units: degree
group: Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint
valid_range: 0.000000000, 360.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint_num_footprints: Array of 32 bit Integers [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 2147483647
long_name: Number of Footprints in Region
units: N/A
group: Time_Position_and_Viewing_Geometry_of_Center_Footprint
valid_range: 1, 450
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Regional_Information_sfc_altitude: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Altitude of Surface Above Sea Level
units: m
group: Regional_Information
valid_range: -1000.000000, 10000.00000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Regional_Information_ocean_coverage: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Ocean Percent Coverage
units: %
group: Regional_Information
valid_range: 0.000000000, 100.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Regional_Information_snow_ice_coverage: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Snow/Ice Percent Coverage
units: %
group: Regional_Information
valid_range: 0.000000000, 100.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Regional_Information_bb_sfc_albedo: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: IGBP-based Broadband Surface Albedo
units: N/A
group: Regional_Information
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1.000000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Regional_Information_lw_sfc_emiss: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: IGBP-based LW Surface Emissivity
units: N/A
group: Regional_Information
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1.000000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Regional_Information_wn_sfc_emiss: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: IGBP-based WN Surface Emissivity
units: N/A
group: Regional_Information
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1.000000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_Filtered_Radiances_all_toa_tot_filt_rad: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES All-Sky TOA Total Filtered Radiance
units: W m-2 sr-1
group: CERES_Filtered_Radiances
parameter_caution: The CERES spectral response function-based observed radiance, not the true broadband radiance
valid_range: 0.000000000, 700.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_Filtered_Radiances_all_toa_sw_filt_rad: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES All-Sky TOA SW Filtered Radiance
units: W m-2 sr-1
group: CERES_Filtered_Radiances
parameter_caution: The CERES spectral response function-based observed radiance, not the true broadband radiance
valid_range: -10.00000000, 510.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_Filtered_Radiances_all_toa_wn_filt_rad: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES All-Sky TOA WN Filtered Radiance
units: W m-2 sr-1
group: CERES_Filtered_Radiances
parameter_caution: The CERES spectral response function-based observed radiance, not the true broadband radiance
valid_range: 0.000000000, 15.00000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_Unfiltered_Radiances_all_toa_sw_rad: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES All-Sky TOA SW Radiance
units: W m-2 sr-1
group: CERES_Unfiltered_Radiances
valid_range: -10.00000000, 510.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_Unfiltered_Radiances_all_toa_lw_rad: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES All-Sky TOA LW Radiance
units: W m-2 sr-1
group: CERES_Unfiltered_Radiances
valid_range: 0.000000000, 200.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_Unfiltered_Radiances_all_toa_wn_rad: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES All-Sky TOA WN Radiance
units: W m-2 sr-1
group: CERES_Unfiltered_Radiances
valid_range: 0.000000000, 60.00000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_TOA_Fluxes_clr_toa_sw: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES Clear-Sky TOA SW Flux
units: W m-2
group: CERES_TOA_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1400.000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_TOA_Fluxes_clr_toa_lw: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES Clear-Sky TOA LW Flux
units: W m-2
group: CERES_TOA_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 500.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_TOA_Fluxes_clr_toa_wn: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES Clear-Sky TOA WN Flux
units: W m-2
group: CERES_TOA_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 200.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_TOA_Fluxes_clr_toa_net: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES Clear-Sky TOA Net Flux
units: W m-2
group: CERES_TOA_Fluxes
valid_range: -400.0000000, 1400.000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_TOA_Fluxes_clr_toa_alb: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES Clear-Sky TOA Albedo
units: N/A
group: CERES_TOA_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1.000000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_TOA_Fluxes_all_toa_sw: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES All-Sky TOA SW Flux
units: W m-2
group: CERES_TOA_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1400.000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_TOA_Fluxes_all_toa_lw: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES All-Sky TOA LW Flux
units: W m-2
group: CERES_TOA_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 500.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_TOA_Fluxes_all_toa_wn: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES All-Sky TOA WN Flux
units: W m-2
group: CERES_TOA_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 200.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_TOA_Fluxes_all_toa_net: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES All-Sky TOA Net Flux
units: W m-2
group: CERES_TOA_Fluxes
valid_range: -400.0000000, 1400.000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_TOA_Fluxes_all_toa_alb: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: CERES All-Sky TOA Albedo
units: N/A
group: CERES_TOA_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1.000000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_TOA_Fluxes_toa_sw_insol: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: TOA SW Insolation
units: W m-2
group: CERES_TOA_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1400.000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes_moda_clr_sfc_sw_down: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Model A Clear-Sky Surface SW Down Flux
units: W m-2
group: Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1400.000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes_moda_clr_sfc_lw_down: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Model A Clear-Sky Surface LW Down Flux
units: W m-2
group: Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 700.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes_moda_clr_sfc_wn_down: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Model A Clear-Sky Surface WN Down Flux
units: W m-2
group: Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 250.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes_moda_clr_sfc_sw_net: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Model A Clear-Sky Surface SW Net Flux
units: W m-2
group: Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1400.000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes_moda_clr_sfc_lw_net: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Model A Clear-Sky Surface LW Net Flux
units: W m-2
group: Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes
valid_range: -250.0000000, 50.00000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes_modb_clr_sfc_sw_down: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Model B Clear-Sky Surface SW Down Flux
units: W m-2
group: Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1400.000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes_modb_clr_sfc_lw_down: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Model B Clear-Sky Surface LW Down Flux
units: W m-2
group: Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 700.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes_modb_all_sfc_sw_down: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Model B All-Sky Surface SW Down Flux
units: W m-2
group: Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1400.000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes_modb_all_sfc_lw_down: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Model B All-Sky Surface LW Down Flux
units: W m-2
group: Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 700.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes_modb_all_sfc_sw_net: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Model B All-Sky Surface SW Net Flux
units: W m-2
group: Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1400.000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes_modb_all_sfc_lw_net: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Model B All-Sky Surface LW Net Flux
units: W m-2
group: Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes
valid_range: -250.0000000, 50.00000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes_modc_clr_sfc_lw_down: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Model C Clear-Sky Surface LW Down Flux
units: W m-2
group: Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 700.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes_modc_all_sfc_lw_down: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Model C All-Sky Surface LW Down Flux
units: W m-2
group: Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes
valid_range: 0.000000000, 700.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes_modc_all_sfc_lw_net: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Model C All-Sky Surface LW Net Flux
units: W m-2
group: Parameterized_Surface_Fluxes
valid_range: -250.0000000, 50.00000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Meteorological_Variables_sfc_wind_speed: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Surface Wind Speed
units: m s-1
group: Meteorological_Variables
valid_range: 0.000000000, 100.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Meteorological_Variables_sfc_skin_temp: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Surface Skin Temperature
units: K
group: Meteorological_Variables
valid_range: 175.0000000, 375.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Meteorological_Variables_sfc_press: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Surface Pressure
units: hPa
group: Meteorological_Variables
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1100.000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Meteorological_Variables_sfc_750_temp_diff: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Surface Minus 750 mb Air Temperature Difference
units: K
group: Meteorological_Variables
valid_range: -200.0000000, 200.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Meteorological_Variables_estim_inversion_strength: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Estimated Inversion Strength
units: K
group: Meteorological_Variables
valid_range: -200.0000000, 200.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Meteorological_Variables_750_sfc_pot_temp_diff: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: 750 mb Minus Surface Air Potential Temperature Difference
units: K
group: Meteorological_Variables
valid_range: -200.0000000, 200.0000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Meteorological_Variables_pw: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Precipitable Water
units: cm
group: Meteorological_Variables
valid_range: 0.000000000, 10.00000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Meteorological_Variables_cld_msk_clr_strong_coverage: Array of 32 bit Integers [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 2147483647
long_name: Cloud-mask Clear-Strong Percent Coverage
units: %
group: Meteorological_Variables
valid_range: 0, 100
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
Meteorological_Variables_cld_msk_clr_weak_coverage: Array of 32 bit Integers [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 2147483647
long_name: Cloud-mask Clear-Weak Percent Coverage
units: %
group: Meteorological_Variables
valid_range: 0, 100
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_amount: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Amount - Total
units: %
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 100.0000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_amount_liq: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Amount - Liquid
units: %
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 100.0000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_amount_ice: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Amount - Ice
units: %
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 100.0000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_od: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Visible Optical Depth (from 3.7 um particle size retrieval)
units: N/A
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 400.0000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_od_linavg: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Visible Optical Depth (linear averaged, from 3.7um particle size retrieval)
units: N/A
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
parameter_caution: The linear-averaged optical depth should only be used to estimate the width of the optical depth range
valid_range: 0.000000000, 400.0000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_ir_emiss: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Infrared Emissivity
units: N/A
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 2.000000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_lwp: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Liquid Water Path (from 3.7 um particle size retrieval)
units: g m-2
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 10000.00000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_iwp: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Ice Water Path (from 3.7 um particle size retrieval )
units: g m-2
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 10000.00000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_top_press: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Top Pressure
units: hPa
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1100.000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_top_temp: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Top Temperature
units: K
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 100.0000000, 350.0000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_top_hgt: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Top Height
units: km
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 20.00000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_eff_press: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Effective Pressure
units: hPa
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1100.000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_eff_temp: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Effective Temperature
units: K
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 100.0000000, 350.0000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_eff_hgt: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Effective Height
units: km
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 20.00000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_base_press: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Base Pressure
units: hPa
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1100.000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_base_temp: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Base Temperature
units: K
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 100.0000000, 350.0000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_liq_radius_37um: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Liquid Particle Radius (from 3.7 um particle size retrieval)
units: micron
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 40.00000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_ice_radius_37um: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Ice Particle General Effective Radius (from 3.7 um particle size retrieval)
units: micron
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 300.0000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_phase_37um: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Particle Phase (from 3.7 um particle size retrieval)
units: N/A
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
comment: Cloud phase=1 for 100% water and 2 for 100% ice. Values between 1 and 2 are mixed water/ice, such as 1.25 for 75%water/25%ice, 1.5 for 50%water/50%ice, 1.75 for 25%water/75%ice.
valid_range: 1.000000000, 2.000000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_liq_radius_12um: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Liquid Particle Radius (from 1.2 um particle size retrieval)
units: micron
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 40.00000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_ice_radius_12um: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Ice Particle General Effective Radius (from 1.2 um particle size retrieval)
units: micron
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 300.0000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_od_12um: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Visible Optical Depth (from 1.2 um particle size retrieval)
units: N/A
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 400.0000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_liq_radius_21um: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Liquid Particle Radius (from 2.1 um particle size retrieval)
units: micron
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 40.00000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_ice_radius_21um: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Ice Particle General Effective Radius (from 2.1 um particle size retrieval)
units: micron
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 300.0000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties_cld_od_21um: Array of 32 bit Reals [cloud_layer = 0..4][gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: Cloud Visible Optical Depth (from 2.1 um particle size retrieval)
units: N/A
group: CERES_MODIS_Cloud_Layer_Properties
valid_range: 0.000000000, 400.0000000
coordinates: cloud_layer gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
MODIS_Land_Aerosols_aer_coverage_land: Array of 32 bit Integers [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 2147483647
long_name: PSF-weighted MOD04 Land Aerosol Coverage
units: %
group: MODIS_Land_Aerosols
valid_range: 0, 100
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
MODIS_Land_Aerosols_aer_cld_fraction_land: Array of 32 bit Integers [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 2147483647
long_name: PSF-weighted MOD04 Cloud Fraction Land
units: %
group: MODIS_Land_Aerosols
valid_range: 0, 100
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
MODIS_Land_Aerosols_aod_land: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: PSF-weighted MOD04 Corrected Optical Depth Land (0.550 um)
units: N/A
group: MODIS_Land_Aerosols
valid_range: 0.000000000, 5.000000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
MODIS_Land_Aerosols_deep_blue_aer_coverage_land: Array of 32 bit Integers [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 2147483647
long_name: PSF-weighted MOD04 Deep Blue Aerosol Coverage
units: %
group: MODIS_Land_Aerosols
valid_range: 0, 100
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
MODIS_Land_Aerosols_deep_blue_aod_land: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: PSF-weighted MOD04 Deep Blue Aerosol Optical Depth Land (0.550 um)
units: N/A
group: MODIS_Land_Aerosols
valid_range: 0.000000000, 5.000000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
MODIS_Land_Aerosols_deep_blue_ang_exp_land: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: PSF-weighted MOD04 Deep Blue Angstrom Exponent Land
units: N/A
group: MODIS_Land_Aerosols
valid_range: 0.5000000000, 5.000000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
MODIS_Land_Aerosols_deep_blue_sing_scat_alb_land: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: PSF-weighted MOD04 Deep Blue Single Scattering Albedo Land (0.470 um)
units: N/A
group: MODIS_Land_Aerosols
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1.000000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
MODIS_Ocean_Aerosols_aer_coverage_ocean: Array of 32 bit Integers [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 2147483647
long_name: PSF-weighted MOD04 Ocean Aerosol Coverage
units: %
group: MODIS_Ocean_Aerosols
valid_range: 0, 100
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
MODIS_Ocean_Aerosols_aer_cld_fraction_ocean: Array of 32 bit Integers [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 2147483647
long_name: PSF-weighted MOD04 Cloud Fraction Ocean
units: %
group: MODIS_Ocean_Aerosols
valid_range: 0, 100
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
MODIS_Ocean_Aerosols_aod_ocean: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: PSF-weighted MOD04 Effective Optical Depth Ocean (0.550 um)
units: N/A
group: MODIS_Ocean_Aerosols
valid_range: 0.000000000, 5.000000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
MODIS_Ocean_Aerosols_aod_small_ocean: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: PSF-weighted MOD04 Optical Depth Small Average Ocean (0.550 um)
units: N/A
group: MODIS_Ocean_Aerosols
valid_range: 0.000000000, 5.000000000
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
MODIS_Ocean_Aerosols_ccn_ocean: Array of 32 bit Reals [gmt_hour_index = 0..23][latitude = 0..179][longitude = 0..359]
_FillValue: 3.402823466e+38
long_name: PSF-weighted MOD04 Cloud Condensation Nuclei Ocean Average
units: CCN cm-2
group: MODIS_Ocean_Aerosols
valid_range: 0.000000000, 9.999999795e+10
coordinates: gmt_hour_index latitude longitude
longitude: Array of 32 bit Reals [longitude = 0..359]
long_name: Longitude
units: degrees_east
latitude: Array of 32 bit Reals [latitude = 0..179]
long_name: Latitude
units: degrees_north
gmt_hour_index: Array of 32 bit Integers [gmt_hour_index = 0..23]
long_name: Index of GMT Hour of the Day
units: N/A
comment: GMT - 1=[0-1];2=[1-2];3=[2-3];4=[3-4];5=[4-5];6=[5-6];7=[6-7];8=[7-8];9=[8-9];10=[9-10];11=[10-11];12=[11-12];13=[12-13];14=[13-14];15=[14-15];16=[15-16];17=[16-17];18=[17-18];19=[18-19]; 20=[19-20];21=[20-21];22=[21-22];23=[22-23];24=[23-24]
cloud_layer: Array of 32 bit Integers [cloud_layer = 0..4]
long_name: Index of Cloud Layers Stratified by Pressure
units: N/A
comment: 1=High(50-300mb), 2=UpperMid(300-500mb), 3=LowerMid(500-700mb), 4=Low(700mb-Surface),5=Total(50mb-Surface)