Clear-sky irradiance simulation using GMAO products and its comparison to ground and CERES satellite observation

Seung-Hee Ham1, Norman G Loeb2, Seiji Kato2, Fred G Rose3, Michael G Bosilovich4, David A. Rutan5, Xianglei Huang6 and Allison Collow7, (1)Science Systems and Applications, Inc. Hampton, Hampton, VA, United States, (2)NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, United States, (3)Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI), Hampton, VA, United States, (4)Earth Sciences Division, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (5)SSAI, Hampton, VA, United States, (6)Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States, (7)Universities Space Research Association Greenbelt, Greenbelt, MD, United States