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CERES FLASHFlux Rapid Release Level 3 Nominally Calibrated Radiative Fluxes and Clouds

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Abstract: The Fast Longwave and SHortwave Flux (FLASHFlux) data are a product line of the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy Systems (CERES) project designed for processing and release of top-of-atmosphere (TOA) and surface radiative fluxes within one week of CERES instrument measurement. The FLASHFlux data product is a rapid release product based upon the algorithms developed for and data collected by ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: CERES FLASHFlux TISA
Dataset Release Date: January 1, 2013
Version: Version 3A
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-01-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 degree
Longitude Resolution: 1 degree
Horizontal Resolution Range: 100 km - < 250 km or approximately 1 degree - < 2.5 degrees
Temporal Resolution: Daily
Temporal Resolution Range: Daily - < Weekly
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Data Center
Atmospheric Science Data Center, Science Directorate, Langley Research Center, NASA Supplemental Info
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Dataset ID: FLASH_TISA_Terra+Aqua_Version3A
Dataset ID: FLASH_TISA_Terra+Aqua_Version2H
Dataset ID: FLASH_TISA_Terra+Aqua_Version2G

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 757-864-8656
Email: support-asdc at
Contact Address:
NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center
User and Data Services
NASA Langley Research Center
Mail Stop 157D
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23681-2199
Country: USA
Phone: 757-864-5368
Fax: 757-864-7996
Email: Paul.W.Stackhouse at
Contact Address:
NASA Langley Research Center
21 Langley Boulevard
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Wielicki, B. A., B. R. Barkstrom, E. F. Harrison, R. B. Lee III, G. L. Smith, and J. E. Cooper, 1996: Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES): An Earth Observing System Experiment, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 77, 853-868.

Stackhouse, P. W., D. P. Kratz, G. R. McGarragh, S. K. Gupta, and E. B. Geier, 2006: Fast Longwave and Shortwave Radiative Flux (FLASHFlux) Products From CERES and MODIS Measurements. 12th Conference on Atmospheric Radiation, American Meteorological Society, Madison, Wisconsin, 10-14 July 2006.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-12-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-06-04