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Dataset

 

ESA Aerosol Climate Change Initiative (Aerosol_cci): Level 3 aerosol products from the Multi-Sensor UV Absorbing Aerosol Index (MS UVAI) algorithm, Version 1.7

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2020-08-27
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

The ESA Climate Change Initiative Aerosol project has produced a number of global aerosol Essential Climate Variable (ECV) products from a set of European satellite instruments with different characteristics. This dataset comprises Level 3 Absorbing Aerosol Index (AAI) products, using the Multi-Sensor UVAI algorithm, Version 1.7. L3 products are provided as daily and monthly gridded products as well as a monthly climatology.

For further details about these data products please see the linked documentation.

Citable as:  ESA Aerosols CCI project team; de Leeuw, G.; Popp, T. (2020): ESA Aerosol Climate Change Initiative (Aerosol_cci): Level 3 aerosol products from the Multi-Sensor UV Absorbing Aerosol Index (MS UVAI) algorithm, Version 1.7. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/2e656d34d016414c8d6bced18634772c
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: ESA, CCI

Details

Previous Info:
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Previously used record identifiers:
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Access rules:
Public data: access to these data is available to both registered and non-registered users.
Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://licences.ceda.ac.uk/image/data_access_condition/esacci_aerosol_terms_and_conditions.pdf. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

Data were processed by the ESA CCI Aerosol project team and supplied to CEDA in the context of the ESA CCI Open Data Portal Project.

Data Quality:
Data are as provided by the CCI aerosols project
File Format:
Data are in NetCDF format

Process overview

  • long_name: Absorbing aerosol index averaged for each grid cell
  • units: 1
  • var_id: absorbing_aerosol_index
  • names: Absorbing aerosol index averaged for each grid cell
  • var_id: latitude
  • long_name: Latitudes of the centre of the grid cells
  • units: degrees
  • names: Latitudes of the centre of the grid cells
  • long_name: Longitudes of the centre of the grid cells
  • var_id: longitude
  • units: degrees
  • names: Longitudes of the centre of the grid cells
  • var_id: number_of_observations
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Number of observations for each grid cell
  • names: Number of observations for each grid cell
  • long_name: Number of positive observations for each grid cell
  • var_id: number_of_positive_observations
  • units: 1
  • names: Number of positive observations for each grid cell
  • long_name: Positive absorbing aerosol index averaged for each grid cell
  • var_id: positive_absorbing_aerosol_index
  • units: 1
  • names: Positive absorbing aerosol index averaged for each grid cell
  • var_id: solar_zenith_angle
  • long_name: Solar zenith angle averaged for each grid cell
  • units: degrees
  • names: Solar zenith angle averaged for each grid cell

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
1978-11-01T00:00:00
End time:
2015-12-31T23:59:59
Geographic Extent

 
90.0000°
 
-180.0000°
 
180.0000°
 
-90.0000°