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This Albedo and BRDF (Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function) data set contains three files containing BRDF parameters, white- sky albedo and black-sky albedo at solar noon for three bands (350-680nm, 680-3000nm, and 350-30000nm) derived from AVHRR (Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer). These data are available at spatial resolutions of quarter, half, and one degree. Black-sky albedo (direct beam contribution) and white-sky (Completely diffuse contribution) can be linearly combined as a function of the fraction of diffuse skylight (itself a function of optical depth) to provide an actual or instantaneous albedo at local solar noon

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This data set contains 90 data granules
Granule Name Variables Metadata Preview Image
    Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Geometric BRDF Model Parameter 1995-02 (0.25 degree-resolution) Projection: WGS 84
Spatial Extent: N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180
Start DateTime: 1995-02-01
End DateTime: 1995-02-28
Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Geometric BRDF Model Parameter 1995-02 (0.25 degree-resolution)
 
    Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Geometric BRDF Model Parameter 1995-02 (0.5 degree-resolution) Projection: WGS 84
Spatial Extent: N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180
Start DateTime: 1995-02-01
End DateTime: 1995-02-28
Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Geometric BRDF Model Parameter 1995-02 (0.5 degree-resolution)
 
    Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Geometric BRDF Model Parameter 1995-02 (1 degree-resolution) Projection: WGS 84
Spatial Extent: N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180
Start DateTime: 1995-02-01
End DateTime: 1995-02-28
Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Geometric BRDF Model Parameter 1995-02 (1 degree-resolution)
 
    Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Geometric BRDF Model Parameter 1995-07 (0.25 degree-resolution) Projection: WGS 84
Spatial Extent: N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180
Start DateTime: 1995-07-01
End DateTime: 1995-07-31
Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Geometric BRDF Model Parameter 1995-07 (0.25 degree-resolution)
 
    Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Geometric BRDF Model Parameter 1995-07 (0.5 degree-resolution) Projection: WGS 84
Spatial Extent: N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180
Start DateTime: 1995-07-01
End DateTime: 1995-07-31
Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Geometric BRDF Model Parameter 1995-07 (0.5 degree-resolution)
 
    Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Geometric BRDF Model Parameter 1995-07 (1 degree-resolution) Projection: WGS 84
Spatial Extent: N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180
Start DateTime: 1995-07-01
End DateTime: 1995-07-31
Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Geometric BRDF Model Parameter 1995-07 (1 degree-resolution)
 
    Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Isotropic BRDF Model Parameter 1995-02 (0.25 degree-resolution) Projection: WGS 84
Spatial Extent: N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180
Start DateTime: 1995-02-01
End DateTime: 1995-02-28
Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Isotropic BRDF Model Parameter 1995-02 (0.25 degree-resolution)
 
    Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Isotropic BRDF Model Parameter 1995-02 (0.5 degree-resolution) Projection: WGS 84
Spatial Extent: N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180
Start DateTime: 1995-02-01
End DateTime: 1995-02-28
Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Isotropic BRDF Model Parameter 1995-02 (0.5 degree-resolution)
 
    Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Isotropic BRDF Model Parameter 1995-02 (1 degree-resolution) Projection: WGS 84
Spatial Extent: N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180
Start DateTime: 1995-02-01
End DateTime: 1995-02-28
Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Isotropic BRDF Model Parameter 1995-02 (1 degree-resolution)
 
    Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Isotropic BRDF Model Parameter 1995-07 (0.25 degree-resolution) Projection: WGS 84
Spatial Extent: N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180
Start DateTime: 1995-07-01
End DateTime: 1995-07-31
Albedo Short Wave Infrared Broadband (680-3000 nm) Isotropic BRDF Model Parameter 1995-07 (0.25 degree-resolution)