Bodeker Scientific produced a global combined monthly mean vertical ozone profile database spanning the period 1979 to 2007. The database is completely filled such that there are no missing data. This database is used for assessing or constraining global climate model simulations. These data held at CEDA are a copy from Bodeker Scientific taken on November 2012.
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The raw individual ozone data are sourced from the Binary DataBase of Profiles (BDBP).
|Bodeker Ozone database Background Information and File Format|
|Title||Computation process: Bodeker Scientific vertical ozone profile|
|Abstract||Monthly means are calculated from individual ozone measurements extracted from the The Binary Data Base of Profiles (BDBP), several different satellite-instruments and ozonesondes were used. These are referred to as Tier 0 data. A regression model is fitted to the Tier 0 data at each of 70 pressure/altitude levels. The regression model is of the form: Ozone(t,lat) = A(t,lat) + Offset and seasonal cycle B(t,lat) x t + Linear trend C(t,lat) x EESC(t,AoA) + Age-of-air dependent equivalent effective stratospheric chlorine D(t,lat) x QBO(t) + Quasi-biennial Oscillation E(t,lat) x QBOorthog(t) + Orthogonalized QBO F(t,lat) x ENSO(t) + El-Niño Southern Oscillation G(t,lat) x Solar(t) + Solar cycle H(t,lat) x Pinatubo(t) + Mt. Pinatubo volcanic eruption R(t) Residual Regression model fit coefficients are expanded in Fourier series to account for seasonality and in Legendre polynomials in latitude to account for meridional structure in the fit coefficients. Regression model output is then used to produce 4 gap free Tier 1 data sets, viz.: Tier 1.1 (Anthropogenic): This comprises the mean annual cycle plus contributions from the EESC and linear trend basis functions. Tier 1.2 (Natural): This comprises the mean annual cycle plus contributions from the QBO, solar cycle and El Niño basis functions. Tier 1.3 (Natural & volcanoes): Tier 1.2 but now also including contributions from volcano basis functions. Tier 1.4 (All): Constructed by summing the contributions from all basis functions.|
- long_name: Altitude
- var_id: alt
- standard_name: altitude
- units: km
- names: altitude, Altitude
- units: mole mole^-1
- long_name: O3
- standard_name: mole_fraction_of_ozone_in_air
- var_id: O3
- names: O3, mole_fraction_of_ozone_in_air
- standard_name: air_pressure
- var_id: plev
- long_name: Pressure
- units: hPa
- names: air_pressure, Pressure
- standard_name: latitude
- var_id: lat
- long_name: Latitude
- units: degrees_north
- names: latitude, Latitude
- long_name: time
- standard_name: time
- var_id: time
- names: time