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Dataset

 

ESA Aerosol Climate Change Initiative (Aerosol CCI): Level 3 aerosol products from ATSR2 (ORAC algorithm), Version 3.02

Status: Superseded
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2016-05-07
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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 the Level 3 aerosol products from ATSR-2, using the ORAC algorithm, version 3.02. Both daily and monthly gridded products are available

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

Citable as:  ESA Aerosols CCI project team; de Leeuw, G.; Popp, T. (2016): ESA Aerosol Climate Change Initiative (Aerosol CCI): Level 3 aerosol products from ATSR2 (ORAC algorithm), Version 3.02. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/5673d414c1094d9ab16a7f106b1c6b36
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: Aerosol, ESA, CCI, ATSR2

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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.

File Format:
Data are in NetCDF format

Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.

Instrument/Platform pairings

ERS2 ATSR2 Deployed on: European Remote Sensing satellite 2 - ERS-2

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 Mobile Platform Operation for: ERS-2
Output Description None
  • gcmd_keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Aerosols
  • long_name: Aerosols
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/H316
  • names: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Aerosols, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/H316
  • var_id: view
  • long_name: Instrument view
  • units: 1
  • names: Instrument view
  • long_name: aerosol type
  • var_id: aerosol_type
  • units: 1
  • names: aerosol type
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 1600 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance1600_uncertainty_interquartile_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: inter-quartile mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 1600 nm
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 550 nm
  • units: 1
  • var_id: surface_reflectance550_uncertainty_interquartile_mean
  • names: inter-quartile mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 550 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance670_uncertainty_interquartile_mean
  • units: 1
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 670 nm
  • names: inter-quartile mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 670 nm
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 870 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance870_uncertainty_interquartile_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: inter-quartile mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 870 nm
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean aerosol Angstrom exponent between 550 and 870 nm
  • var_id: ANG550_870_interquartile_mean
  • standard_name: angstrom_exponent_of_ambient_aerosol_in_air
  • units: 1
  • names: angstrom_exponent_of_ambient_aerosol_in_air, inter-quartile mean aerosol Angstrom exponent between 550 and 870 nm
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean aerosol absorption optical thickness at 550 nm
  • units: 1
  • var_id: AAOD550_interquartile_mean
  • names: inter-quartile mean aerosol absorption optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: REFF_interquartile_mean
  • units: micron
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean aerosol effective radius
  • names: inter-quartile mean aerosol effective radius
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean aerosol optical thickness at 1600 nm
  • var_id: AOD1600_interquartile_mean
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, inter-quartile mean aerosol optical thickness at 1600 nm
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: AOD550_interquartile_mean
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, inter-quartile mean aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean aerosol optical thickness at 670 nm
  • var_id: AOD670_interquartile_mean
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, inter-quartile mean aerosol optical thickness at 670 nm
  • var_id: AOD870_interquartile_mean
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean aerosol optical thickness at 870 nm
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, inter-quartile mean aerosol optical thickness at 870 nm
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean dust aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: D_AOD550_interquartile_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: inter-quartile mean dust aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean fine-mode aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: FM_AOD550_interquartile_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: inter-quartile mean fine-mode aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 1600 nm
  • units: 1
  • var_id: surface_reflectance1600_interquartile_mean
  • names: inter-quartile mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 1600 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance550_interquartile_mean
  • units: 1
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 550 nm
  • names: inter-quartile mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 550 nm
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 670 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance670_interquartile_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: inter-quartile mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 670 nm
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 870 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance870_interquartile_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: inter-quartile mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 870 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean uncertainty on AOT at 550 nm
  • var_id: AOD550_uncertainty_interquartile_mean
  • names: inter-quartile mean uncertainty on AOT at 550 nm
  • var_id: AOD870_uncertainty_interquartile_mean
  • units: 1
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean uncertainty on AOT at 870 nm
  • names: inter-quartile mean uncertainty on AOT at 870 nm
  • long_name: inter-quartile mean uncertainty on aerosol effective radius
  • var_id: REFF_uncertainty_interquartile_mean
  • units: micron
  • names: inter-quartile mean uncertainty on aerosol effective radius
  • long_name: latitude_grid_cell_lower_boundary
  • var_id: pixel_corner_latitude1
  • units: degrees_north
  • names: latitude_grid_cell_lower_boundary
  • long_name: latitude_grid_cell_upper_boundary
  • units: degrees_north
  • var_id: pixel_corner_latitude2
  • names: latitude_grid_cell_upper_boundary
  • units: degrees_east
  • long_name: longitude_grid_cell_lower_boundary
  • var_id: pixel_corner_longitude1
  • names: longitude_grid_cell_lower_boundary
  • units: degrees_east
  • long_name: longitude_grid_cell_upper_boundary
  • var_id: lon_boundary_upper
  • names: longitude_grid_cell_upper_boundary
  • long_name: lower quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 1600 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance1600_uncertainty_lowerquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: lower quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 1600 nm
  • long_name: lower quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 550 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance550_uncertainty_lowerquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: lower quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 550 nm
  • long_name: lower quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 670 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance670_uncertainty_lowerquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: lower quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 670 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: lower quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 870 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance870_uncertainty_lowerquartile
  • names: lower quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 870 nm
  • long_name: lower quartile aerosol Angstrom exponent between 550 and 870 nm
  • var_id: ANG550_870_lowerquartile
  • standard_name: angstrom_exponent_of_ambient_aerosol_in_air
  • units: 1
  • names: angstrom_exponent_of_ambient_aerosol_in_air, lower quartile aerosol Angstrom exponent between 550 and 870 nm
  • long_name: lower quartile aerosol absorption optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: AAOD550_lowerquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: lower quartile aerosol absorption optical thickness at 550 nm
  • units: micron
  • long_name: lower quartile aerosol effective radius
  • var_id: REFF_lowerquartile
  • names: lower quartile aerosol effective radius
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • units: 1
  • long_name: lower quartile aerosol optical thickness at 1600 nm
  • var_id: AOD1600_lowerquartile
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, lower quartile aerosol optical thickness at 1600 nm
  • long_name: lower quartile aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: AOD550_lowerquartile
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, lower quartile aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • long_name: lower quartile aerosol optical thickness at 670 nm
  • var_id: AOD670_lowerquartile
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, lower quartile aerosol optical thickness at 670 nm
  • long_name: lower quartile aerosol optical thickness at 870 nm
  • var_id: AOD870_lowerquartile
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, lower quartile aerosol optical thickness at 870 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: lower quartile dust aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: D_AOD550_lowerquartile
  • names: lower quartile dust aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • long_name: lower quartile fine-mode aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: FM_AOD550_lowerquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: lower quartile fine-mode aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • long_name: lower quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 1600 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance1600_lowerquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: lower quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 1600 nm
  • long_name: lower quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 550 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance550_lowerquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: lower quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 550 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: lower quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 670 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance670_lowerquartile
  • names: lower quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 670 nm
  • long_name: lower quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 870 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance870_lowerquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: lower quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 870 nm
  • long_name: lower quartile uncertainty on AOT at 550 nm
  • var_id: AOD550_uncertainty_lowerquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: lower quartile uncertainty on AOT at 550 nm
  • long_name: lower quartile uncertainty on AOT at 870 nm
  • var_id: AOD870_uncertainty_lowerquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: lower quartile uncertainty on AOT at 870 nm
  • units: micron
  • long_name: lower quartile uncertainty on aerosol effective radius
  • var_id: REFF_uncertainty_lowerquartile
  • names: lower quartile uncertainty on aerosol effective radius
  • long_name: mean Cloud fraction
  • standard_name: cloud_area_fraction
  • var_id: cloud_fraction_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: cloud_area_fraction, mean Cloud fraction
  • long_name: mean Cost function at solution
  • var_id: fit_error_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: mean Cost function at solution
  • standard_name: land_area_fraction
  • long_name: mean Land / sea flag
  • var_id: surface_type_number_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: land_area_fraction, mean Land / sea flag
  • long_name: mean Relative Azimuth angle
  • var_id: relative_azimuth_mean
  • units: degrees
  • names: mean Relative Azimuth angle
  • units: 1
  • long_name: mean Retrieval iterations
  • var_id: iterations_mean
  • names: mean Retrieval iterations
  • units: degrees
  • standard_name: zenith_angle
  • var_id: satellite_zenith_mean
  • long_name: mean Satellite zenith angle
  • names: zenith_angle, mean Satellite zenith angle
  • long_name: mean Solar zenith angle
  • units: degrees
  • standard_name: solar_zenith_angle
  • var_id: sun_zenith_mean
  • names: solar_zenith_angle, mean Solar zenith angle
  • long_name: mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 1600 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance1600_uncertainty_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 1600 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 550 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance550_uncertainty_mean
  • names: mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 550 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance670_uncertainty_mean
  • units: 1
  • long_name: mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 670 nm
  • names: mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 670 nm
  • long_name: mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 870 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance870_uncertainty_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: mean Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 870 nm
  • long_name: mean aerosol Angstrom exponent between 550 and 870 nm
  • var_id: ANG550_870_mean
  • standard_name: angstrom_exponent_of_ambient_aerosol_in_air
  • units: 1
  • names: angstrom_exponent_of_ambient_aerosol_in_air, mean aerosol Angstrom exponent between 550 and 870 nm
  • long_name: mean aerosol absorption optical thickness at 550 nm
  • units: 1
  • var_id: AAOD550_mean
  • names: mean aerosol absorption optical thickness at 550 nm
  • units: micron
  • long_name: mean aerosol effective radius
  • var_id: REFF_mean
  • names: mean aerosol effective radius
  • long_name: mean aerosol optical thickness at 1600 nm
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • units: 1
  • var_id: AOD1600_mean
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, mean aerosol optical thickness at 1600 nm
  • long_name: mean aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: AOD550_mean
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, mean aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: AOD670_mean
  • long_name: mean aerosol optical thickness at 670 nm
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, mean aerosol optical thickness at 670 nm
  • var_id: AOD870_mean
  • long_name: mean aerosol optical thickness at 870 nm
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, mean aerosol optical thickness at 870 nm
  • var_id: D_AOD550_mean
  • long_name: mean dust aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • units: 1
  • names: mean dust aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • long_name: mean fine-mode aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: FM_AOD550_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: mean fine-mode aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • long_name: mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 1600 nm
  • units: 1
  • var_id: surface_reflectance1600_mean
  • names: mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 1600 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 550 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance550_mean
  • names: mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 550 nm
  • long_name: mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 670 nm
  • units: 1
  • var_id: surface_reflectance670_mean
  • names: mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 670 nm
  • long_name: mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 870 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance870_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: mean surface bihemispherical reflectance at 870 nm
  • long_name: mean uncertainty on AOT at 550 nm
  • var_id: AOD550_uncertainty_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: mean uncertainty on AOT at 550 nm
  • long_name: mean uncertainty on AOT at 870 nm
  • var_id: AOD870_uncertainty_mean
  • units: 1
  • names: mean uncertainty on AOT at 870 nm
  • long_name: mean uncertainty on aerosol effective radius
  • var_id: REFF_uncertainty_mean
  • units: micron
  • names: mean uncertainty on aerosol effective radius
  • units: 1
  • long_name: median Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 1600 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance1600_uncertainty_median
  • names: median Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 1600 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance550_uncertainty_median
  • units: 1
  • long_name: median Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 550 nm
  • names: median Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 550 nm
  • long_name: median Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 670 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance670_uncertainty_median
  • units: 1
  • names: median Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 670 nm
  • long_name: median Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 870 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance870_uncertainty_median
  • units: 1
  • names: median Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 870 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: median aerosol Angstrom exponent between 550 and 870 nm
  • var_id: ANG550_870_median
  • standard_name: angstrom_exponent_of_ambient_aerosol_in_air
  • names: angstrom_exponent_of_ambient_aerosol_in_air, median aerosol Angstrom exponent between 550 and 870 nm
  • var_id: AAOD550_median
  • units: 1
  • long_name: median aerosol absorption optical thickness at 550 nm
  • names: median aerosol absorption optical thickness at 550 nm
  • long_name: median aerosol effective radius
  • var_id: REFF_median
  • units: micron
  • names: median aerosol effective radius
  • long_name: median aerosol optical thickness at 1600 nm
  • var_id: AOD1600_median
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, median aerosol optical thickness at 1600 nm
  • long_name: median aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: AOD550_median
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, median aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • long_name: median aerosol optical thickness at 670 nm
  • units: 1
  • var_id: AOD670_median
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, median aerosol optical thickness at 670 nm
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • units: 1
  • long_name: median aerosol optical thickness at 870 nm
  • var_id: AOD870_median
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, median aerosol optical thickness at 870 nm
  • long_name: median dust aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: D_AOD550_median
  • units: 1
  • names: median dust aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: FM_AOD550_median
  • long_name: median fine-mode aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • units: 1
  • names: median fine-mode aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • long_name: median surface bihemispherical reflectance at 1600 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance1600_median
  • units: 1
  • names: median surface bihemispherical reflectance at 1600 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: median surface bihemispherical reflectance at 550 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance550_median
  • names: median surface bihemispherical reflectance at 550 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance670_median
  • units: 1
  • long_name: median surface bihemispherical reflectance at 670 nm
  • names: median surface bihemispherical reflectance at 670 nm
  • long_name: median surface bihemispherical reflectance at 870 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance870_median
  • units: 1
  • names: median surface bihemispherical reflectance at 870 nm
  • long_name: median uncertainty on AOT at 550 nm
  • var_id: AOD550_uncertainty_median
  • units: 1
  • names: median uncertainty on AOT at 550 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: median uncertainty on AOT at 870 nm
  • var_id: AOD870_uncertainty_median
  • names: median uncertainty on AOT at 870 nm
  • var_id: REFF_uncertainty_median
  • units: micron
  • long_name: median uncertainty on aerosol effective radius
  • names: median uncertainty on aerosol effective radius
  • long_name: number of interquartile values
  • var_id: interquartile_count
  • units: 1
  • names: number of interquartile values
  • long_name: number of retrieval pixels in grid cell
  • var_id: pixel_count
  • units: 1
  • names: number of retrieval pixels in grid cell
  • long_name: number of retrievals for each aerosol type
  • var_id: aerosol_type_count
  • units: 1
  • names: number of retrievals for each aerosol type
  • units: 1
  • long_name: standard deviation of Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 1600 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance1600_uncertainty_sdev
  • names: standard deviation of Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 1600 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance550_uncertainty_sdev
  • units: 1
  • long_name: standard deviation of Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 550 nm
  • names: standard deviation of Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 550 nm
  • long_name: standard deviation of Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 670 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance670_uncertainty_sdev
  • units: 1
  • names: standard deviation of Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 670 nm
  • long_name: standard deviation of Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 870 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance870_uncertainty_sdev
  • units: 1
  • names: standard deviation of Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 870 nm
  • long_name: standard deviation of aerosol Angstrom exponent between 550 and 870 nm
  • units: 1
  • var_id: ANG550_870_sdev
  • names: standard deviation of aerosol Angstrom exponent between 550 and 870 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: standard deviation of aerosol absorption optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: AAOD550_sdev
  • names: standard deviation of aerosol absorption optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: REFF_sdev
  • units: micron
  • long_name: standard deviation of aerosol effective radius
  • names: standard deviation of aerosol effective radius
  • long_name: standard deviation of aerosol optical thickness at 1600 nm
  • units: 1
  • var_id: AOD1600_sdev
  • names: standard deviation of aerosol optical thickness at 1600 nm
  • long_name: standard deviation of aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: AOD550_sdev
  • units: 1
  • names: standard deviation of aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • long_name: standard deviation of aerosol optical thickness at 670 nm
  • var_id: AOD670_sdev
  • units: 1
  • names: standard deviation of aerosol optical thickness at 670 nm
  • long_name: standard deviation of aerosol optical thickness at 870 nm
  • var_id: AOD870_sdev
  • units: 1
  • names: standard deviation of aerosol optical thickness at 870 nm
  • long_name: standard deviation of dust aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • units: 1
  • var_id: D_AOD550_sdev
  • names: standard deviation of dust aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: FM_AOD550_sdev
  • units: 1
  • long_name: standard deviation of fine-mode aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • names: standard deviation of fine-mode aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance1600_sdev
  • units: 1
  • long_name: standard deviation of surface bihemispherical reflectance at 1600 nm
  • names: standard deviation of surface bihemispherical reflectance at 1600 nm
  • long_name: standard deviation of surface bihemispherical reflectance at 550 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance550_sdev
  • units: 1
  • names: standard deviation of surface bihemispherical reflectance at 550 nm
  • long_name: standard deviation of surface bihemispherical reflectance at 670 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance670_sdev
  • units: 1
  • names: standard deviation of surface bihemispherical reflectance at 670 nm
  • long_name: standard deviation of surface bihemispherical reflectance at 870 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance870_sdev
  • units: 1
  • names: standard deviation of surface bihemispherical reflectance at 870 nm
  • long_name: standard deviation of uncertainty on AOT at 550 nm
  • units: 1
  • var_id: AOD550_uncertainty_sdev
  • names: standard deviation of uncertainty on AOT at 550 nm
  • long_name: standard deviation of uncertainty on AOT at 870 nm
  • var_id: AOD870_uncertainty_sdev
  • units: 1
  • names: standard deviation of uncertainty on AOT at 870 nm
  • units: micron
  • long_name: standard deviation of uncertainty on aerosol effective radius
  • var_id: REFF_uncertainty_sdev
  • names: standard deviation of uncertainty on aerosol effective radius
  • var_id: surface_reflectance1600_uncertainty_upperquartile
  • units: 1
  • long_name: upper quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 1600 nm
  • names: upper quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 1600 nm
  • long_name: upper quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 550 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance550_uncertainty_upperquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: upper quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 550 nm
  • long_name: upper quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 670 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance670_uncertainty_upperquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: upper quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 670 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: upper quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 870 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance870_uncertainty_upperquartile
  • names: upper quartile Uncertainty on surface reflectance at 870 nm
  • var_id: ANG550_870_upperquartile
  • standard_name: angstrom_exponent_of_ambient_aerosol_in_air
  • units: 1
  • long_name: upper quartile aerosol Angstrom exponent between 550 and 870 nm
  • names: angstrom_exponent_of_ambient_aerosol_in_air, upper quartile aerosol Angstrom exponent between 550 and 870 nm
  • long_name: upper quartile aerosol absorption optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: AAOD550_upperquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: upper quartile aerosol absorption optical thickness at 550 nm
  • long_name: upper quartile aerosol effective radius
  • var_id: REFF_upperquartile
  • units: micron
  • names: upper quartile aerosol effective radius
  • units: 1
  • long_name: upper quartile aerosol optical thickness at 1600 nm
  • var_id: AOD1600_upperquartile
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, upper quartile aerosol optical thickness at 1600 nm
  • var_id: AOD550_upperquartile
  • long_name: upper quartile aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, upper quartile aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • long_name: upper quartile aerosol optical thickness at 670 nm
  • var_id: AOD670_upperquartile
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, upper quartile aerosol optical thickness at 670 nm
  • long_name: upper quartile aerosol optical thickness at 870 nm
  • var_id: AOD870_upperquartile
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_aerosol, upper quartile aerosol optical thickness at 870 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: upper quartile dust aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: D_AOD550_upperquartile
  • names: upper quartile dust aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • var_id: FM_AOD550_upperquartile
  • units: 1
  • long_name: upper quartile fine-mode aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • names: upper quartile fine-mode aerosol optical thickness at 550 nm
  • long_name: upper quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 1600 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance1600_upperquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: upper quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 1600 nm
  • long_name: upper quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 550 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance550_upperquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: upper quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 550 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: upper quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 670 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance670_upperquartile
  • names: upper quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 670 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance870_upperquartile
  • units: 1
  • long_name: upper quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 870 nm
  • names: upper quartile surface bihemispherical reflectance at 870 nm
  • long_name: upper quartile uncertainty on AOT at 550 nm
  • var_id: AOD550_uncertainty_upperquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: upper quartile uncertainty on AOT at 550 nm
  • long_name: upper quartile uncertainty on AOT at 870 nm
  • var_id: AOD870_uncertainty_upperquartile
  • units: 1
  • names: upper quartile uncertainty on AOT at 870 nm
  • units: micron
  • long_name: upper quartile uncertainty on aerosol effective radius
  • var_id: REFF_uncertainty_upperquartile
  • names: upper quartile uncertainty on aerosol effective radius

Co-ordinate Variables

  • standard_name: latitude
  • var_id: latitude
  • long_name: latitude
  • units: degrees_north
  • names: latitude
  • units: degrees_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • long_name: longitude
  • var_id: longitude
  • names: longitude
  • long_name: mean TAI70 time
  • units: seconds
  • var_id: time_mean
  • standard_name: time
  • names: time, mean TAI70 time
Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
1995-05-31T23:00:00
End time:
2003-06-04T22:59:59
Geographic Extent

 
90.0000°
 
-180.0000°
 
180.0000°
 
-90.0000°