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The earth radiation budget experiment (ERBE) 15-year data set
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Paper Abstract

The availability of a 15-year data set of radiative fluxes from the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) allows us to investigate the interannual variability of top-of-the-atmosphere (TOA) outgoing longwave radiation (OLR) and reflected shortwave radiation (SWR). Variance maps and empirical orthogonal function (EOF) analysis are used to describe temporal and spatial patterns of variability.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 April 2003
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4882, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere VII, (18 April 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.463008
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Kathryn A. Bush, Science Applications International Corp. (United States)
G. Louis Smith, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States)
Robert Benjamin Lee III, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
David F. Young, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4882:
Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere VII
Klaus P. Schaefer; Olga Lado-Bordowsky; Adolfo Comeron; Richard H. Picard, Editor(s)

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