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Dataset

 

ESA Aerosol Climate Change Initiative (Aerosol CCI): Level 2 aerosol products from AATSR (ADV Algorithm), Version 2.30

Status: Superseded
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2016-05-07
Download Stats: last 12 months

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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 2 aerosol products from AATSR, using the ADV algorithm, version 2.30.

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 2 aerosol products from AATSR (ADV Algorithm), Version 2.30. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/77f30941f1b54120a290ac9a191d22bd
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: Aerosol, ESA, CCI, AATSR

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.

File Format:
Data are in NetCDF format

Process overview

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

Instrument/Platform pairings

ENVISAT AATSR Deployed on: Envisat

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 Mobile Platform Operation for: Envisat
Output Description None
  • long_name: AOD1600_uncertainty
  • units: 1
  • var_id: AOD1600_uncertainty
  • names: AOD1600_uncertainty
  • long_name: AOD550_uncertainty
  • units: 1
  • var_id: AOD550_uncertainty
  • names: AOD550_uncertainty
  • var_id: AOD670_uncertainty
  • long_name: AOD670_uncertainty
  • units: 1
  • names: AOD670_uncertainty
  • var_id: AOD1600
  • long_name: Aerosol optical depth at 1600 nm
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_ambient_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_ambient_aerosol, Aerosol optical depth at 1600 nm
  • var_id: AOD550
  • long_name: Aerosol optical depth at 550 nm
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_ambient_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_ambient_aerosol, Aerosol optical depth at 550 nm
  • long_name: Aerosol optical depth at 670 nm
  • var_id: AOD670
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_ambient_aerosol
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_ambient_aerosol, Aerosol optical depth at 670 nm
  • standard_name: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_ambient_aerosol
  • long_name: Aerosol optical depth at 870 nm
  • units: 1
  • var_id: AOD870
  • names: atmosphere_optical_thickness_due_to_ambient_aerosol, Aerosol optical depth at 870 nm
  • 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
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Angstrom coefficient determined with AODs at 550 and 670 nm
  • var_id: ANG550-670
  • names: Angstrom coefficient determined with AODs at 550 and 670 nm
  • long_name: Cloud fraction
  • standard_name: cloud_area_fraction
  • units: 1
  • var_id: cloud_fraction
  • names: cloud_area_fraction, Cloud fraction
  • long_name: Fine mode aerosol optical depth at 550 nm
  • var_id: FM_AOD550
  • units: 1
  • names: Fine mode aerosol optical depth at 550 nm
  • long_name: Fraction of water
  • var_id: fraction_of_water
  • units: 1
  • names: Fraction of water
  • long_name: Quality measure 1=best
  • units: 1
  • var_id: quality_flag
  • names: Quality measure 1=best
  • var_id: relative_azimuth_at_center
  • long_name: Relative azimuth angle for nadir view
  • units: degrees
  • names: Relative azimuth angle for nadir view
  • var_id: satellite_zenith_at_center
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Satellite zenith angle for nadir view
  • standard_name: zenith_angle
  • names: zenith_angle, Satellite zenith angle for nadir view
  • long_name: Sinusoidal pixel index
  • var_id: pixel_number
  • units: 1
  • names: Sinusoidal pixel index
  • standard_name: solar_zenith_angle
  • var_id: sun_zenith_at_center
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Solar zenith angle for nadir view
  • names: solar_zenith_angle, Solar zenith angle for nadir view
  • long_name: Surface reflectance nadir view at 550 nm
  • var_id: surface_reflectance550
  • units: 1
  • names: Surface reflectance nadir view at 550 nm

Co-ordinate Variables

  • standard_name: latitude
  • var_id: latitude
  • long_name: Latitude
  • units: degrees_north
  • names: latitude, Latitude
  • units: degrees_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • long_name: Longitude
  • var_id: longitude
  • names: longitude, Longitude
  • long_name: TAI70 time
  • units: seconds
  • standard_name: time
  • var_id: time
  • names: time, TAI70 time
  • standard_name: latitude
  • long_name: pixel latitude 1st corner
  • var_id: pixel_corner_latitude1
  • units: degrees_north
  • names: latitude, pixel latitude 1st corner
  • standard_name: latitude
  • long_name: pixel latitude 2nd corner
  • units: degrees_north
  • var_id: pixel_corner_latitude2
  • names: latitude, pixel latitude 2nd corner
  • standard_name: latitude
  • var_id: pixel_corner_latitude3
  • long_name: pixel latitude 3rd corner
  • units: degrees_north
  • names: latitude, pixel latitude 3rd corner
  • standard_name: latitude
  • var_id: pixel_corner_latitude4
  • long_name: pixel latitude 4th corner
  • units: degrees_north
  • names: latitude, pixel latitude 4th corner
  • units: degrees_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • var_id: pixel_corner_longitude1
  • long_name: pixel longitude 1st corner
  • names: longitude, pixel longitude 1st corner
  • units: degrees_east
  • long_name: pixel longitude 2nd corner
  • standard_name: longitude
  • var_id: pixel_corner_longitude2
  • names: longitude, pixel longitude 2nd corner
  • long_name: pixel longitude 3rd corner
  • var_id: pixel_corner_longitude3
  • units: degrees_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • names: longitude, pixel longitude 3rd corner
  • long_name: pixel longitude 4th corner
  • units: degrees_east
  • var_id: pixel_corner_longitude4
  • standard_name: longitude
  • names: longitude, pixel longitude 4th corner
Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2002-05-19T23:00:00
End time:
2012-04-30T22:59:59
Geographic Extent

 
90.0000°
 
-180.0000°
 
180.0000°
 
-90.0000°