ERBE Monthly Means

SOURCE: NASA's Earth Radiation Budget Experiment

DATA DESCRIPTION: These data are a modification of the monthly means. Missing data in the non-clear-sky fields have been filled and some adjustments have been made. See Comments on Data for a description of the modifications

UPDATED THROUGH: April 1989

FORMAT: NetCDF

GRID: Global - T63 Gaussian (192 x 96)

LEVELS: Single Level

TIMES: One mean per month.

CURRENT HOLDINGS: February 1985 - April 1989 (51 time steps per file)

FIELDS

Description Name Units
Net radition NETD W m-2
Solar insolation TSOLRDCS W m-2
Outgoing longwave radiation MLWD W m-2
Reflected shortwave radiation MSWD W m-2
Absorbed solar radiation ASR W m-2
Albdeo ALBEDO fraction

Filename: erbe_new.nc