OMI/Aura Near UV Aerosol Optical Depth and Single Scattering Albedo 1-orbit L2 Swath 13x24 km V003 (OMAERUV) at GES DISC
Entry ID: GES_DISC_OMAERUV_V003

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Summary
Abstract: The OMI/Aura level-2 near UV Aerosol data product 'OMAERUV', recently re-processed using an enhanced algorithm, is now released (April 2012) to the public. The data is available from the NASA Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC), http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aura/OMI/omaeruv_v003.shtml

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Description: Fast Access of OMI Aerosol data through GES-DISC Mirador
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Omar Torres, Ph.D
Dataset Title: OMI/Aura Near UV Aerosol Optical Depth and Single Scattering Albedo 1-orbit L2 Swath 13x24 km
Dataset Series Name: OMAERUV
Dataset Release Date: April 2012
Dataset Release Place: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Version: 003
Data Presentation Form: Digital Science Data
Other Citation Details: http://ozoneaq.gsfc.nasa.gov/
Online Resource: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aura/OMI/omaeruv_v003.shtml
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-10-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 13 km
Longitude Resolution: 24 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
Vertical Resolution: Approx 80 km (atmospheric column)
Vertical Resolution Range: Vertical Resolution Ranges
Temporal Resolution: Approx 1 hour (day time orbit)
Temporal Resolution Range: Hourly - < Daily
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Platform
AURA > Aura Ancillary Description
Quality This is the new public release of OMAERUV aerosol product in collection 003. Major updates have been made in the retrieval algorithms. For details, please see the README document available from the data product site:
http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aura/OMI/omaeruv_v003.shtml
Use Constraints This Data set (third public release in collection 3) is better than the earlier released products but it is not fully validated yet. Before using it in any trend analysis please contact algorithm team lead for the current known problems and updates. http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aura/OMI/omaeruv_v003.shtml
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (formerly Goddard DAAC), Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: OMAERUV

Data Center Personnel
Name: GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at lists.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: Approx 35 MB per file
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS5
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 301-614-6776
Email: omar.o.torres at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 614
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Ahmad, S. P., P. F. Levelt, P. K. Bhartia, E. Hilsenrath,
G. W. Leppelmeier,and J. E. Johnson, "Atmospheric Products from
the Ozone Monitoring Instrument(OMI)", Proceedings of SPIE
conference on Earth Observing Systems VIII, San Diego,
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-03-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-09-18
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