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Ozone Data from the La Reunion Observatory, Southern Hemisphere Additional OZonesondes (SHADOZ) Project, NASA

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Abstract: The La Reunion Observatory measures ozone data using balloon-borne
ozonesondes as part of the NASA Southern Hemisphere ADditional
OZonesondes (SHADOZ) project. The SHADOZ project is collecting ozone
data for validation, processing, and modeling of satellite-derived
Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) data.
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Description: Access to Reunion data.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -21.06   S: -21.06   E: 55.48   W: 55.48
Min Altitude: 0 M Max Altitude: 24 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Posny, F.
Dataset Title: SHADOZ ozone data from La Reunion Observatory
Dataset Series Name: SHADOZ ozone data from La Reunion Observatory
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD
Dataset Publisher: NASA/GSFC
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-01-07
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: point
Longitude Resolution: point
Temporal Resolution: weekly
BALLOONS Ancillary Description
Quality "The data on this website is preliminary: subject to revision and
reprocessing. Check dates of creation to download the most current
version. Contact the co-investigators for questions concerning data
techniques and quality."
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Branch, Laboratory for Atmospheres, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-614-5991
Email: jacquelyn.c.witte at
Contact Address:
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 613.3
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution Media: online, WWW
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: None
Fax: 2 62 93 82 17
Email: posny at
Contact Address:
Universite de La Reunion
Faculte des Sciences
Laboratoire de Physique de l'Atmosphere
15 Avenue Rene Cassin, BP 7151
97715 St Denis Messag Cedex 9
Province or State: LA REUNION
Postal Code: 97715
Country: FRANCE
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Thompson, A. M., J. C. Witte, R. D. McPeters, S. J. Oltmans,
F. J. Schmidlin, J. A. Logan, M. Fujiwara, V. W. J. H. Kirchhoff,
F. Posny, G. J. R. Coetzee, B. Hoegger, S. Kawakami, T. Ogawa,
B. J. Johnson, H. Vomel and G. Labow. 2001. The 1998-2000 SHADOZ
(Southern Hemisphere Additional Ozonesondes) Tropical Ozone
Climatology: Comparisons with TOMS and Ground-based Measurements,
J. Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, submitted, 2001.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-12-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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