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CERES Energy Balanced and Filled (EBAF) Edition 4.2 Product Announcement

Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2023 3:30 pm America/New_York
by ASDC - mcook
The Radiation Budget Science Project (RBSP)/CERES Science Team announces the release of Edition 4.2 of the CERES Energy Balanced and Filled (EBAF) data product. EBAF 4.2 seamlessly combines CERES observations from Terra for March 2000 to June 2002, Terra and Aqua for July 2002 to March 2022, and NOAA-20 for April 2022 onwards. Algorithm improvements and corrections to both TOA and surface fluxes are included in EBAF Edition 4.2.

This initial release of combined TOA and surface fluxes and cloud properties covers the period March 2000 – March 2022. A stand-alone version of TOA fluxes and cloud properties is current through November 2022. Additional months will become available as they are processed.

This edition follows the 2019 release of

Information about this new data product, including data availability, user documentation, quality statements, relevant links, tools for working with the data, etc. can be found at the following Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) links:


at the CERES website:

and at the following ASDC data access points:[0][v]=f&pg[0][gsk]=-start_date&q=ceres%20ebaf%204.2&tl=1678936430!3!!

For questions regarding data usage, please ask us on the Earthdata Forum.