ERBE global

ERBE global: Global shortwave radiation budget data derived from 5 Years of ERBE measurements.


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Datasets and variables

ERBE global mean[cld clr forcing ]
ERBE global monthly[srb ]

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time (time) grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Feb 1985) to (Dec 1988) by 1.0 N= 47 pts :grid
Longitude (longitude) grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (180W) to (177.5E) by 2.5 N= 144 pts :grid
Latitude (latitude) grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (90S) to (90N) by 2.5 N= 73 pts :grid


Z. Li, H. G. Leighton. Global climatologies of the solar radiation budgets at the surface and in the atmosphere from 5 years of ERBE data. J. Geophys. Res.-Atm. 98, 1993

Z. Li, H. G. Leighton, R. D. Cess. Surface net solar radiation estimated from satellite measurements: Comparison with tower observations. J. Climate 6, 1993a

Z. Li, H. G. Leighton, K. Masuda, T. Takashima. Estimation of SW flux absorbed at the surface from TOA reflected flux. J. Climate 6, 1993b

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