NASA ERBE Climatology total sw: shortwave radiation data

Climatology total shortwave radiation from NASA ERBE: Earth Radiation Budget Experiment.

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time
grid: /T (months since 01-Jan) periodic (Jan) to (Dec) by 1.0 N= 12 pts :grid
Longitude
grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (1.25E) to (1.25W) by 2.5 N= 144 pts :grid
Latitude
grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (88.75N) to (88.75S) by 2.5 N= 72 pts :grid

Other Info

datatype
realarraytype
file_missing_value
999.98999
missing_value
NaN
units
W /m2
standard units*
kilogram second-3

References

Barkstrom_Smith1986

Barkstrom, B. R., E. F. Harrison, and R. B. Lee, 1990. Earth Radiation Budget Experiment, Preliminary seasonal results. EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 71, February 27.

Last updated: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 20:27:28 GMT

Data Views

TXY
[ X Y | T]MMM


Filters

Here are some filters that are useful for manipulating data. There are actually many more available, but they have to be entered manually. See Ingrid Function Documentation for more information. Average over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
RMS (root mean square with mean *not* removed) over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
RMSA (root mean square with mean removed) over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Maximum over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Minimum over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Detrend (best-fit-line) over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Convert units from W/m2 to

Note on units