The Stratospheric Aerosol Measurement II (SAM II) Data set (SAM2_AERO_PRF_NAT)
Entry ID: SAM2_AERO_PRF_NAT

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Summary
Abstract: SAM2_AERO_PRF_NAT data are Stratospheric Aerosol Measurement (SAM) II - Aerosol Profiles in Native (NAT) Format which measure solar irradiance attenuated by aerosol particles in the Arctic and Antarctic stratosphere.

The Stratospheric Aerosol Measurement (SAM) II experiment flew aboard the Nimbus 7 spacecraft and provided vertical profiles of aerosol extinction in both the Arctic and Antarctic ... View entire text
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Description: SAM Project information
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 86.0   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -179.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-10-29
Stop Date: 1993-12-18
Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 1 Km
Vertical Resolution Range: 100 meters - < 1 km
Temporal Resolution: 1 hour and 45 minutes
Temporal Resolution Range: Hourly - < Daily
Platform
NIMBUS-7 Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Atmospheric Science Data Center, Science Directorate, Langley Research Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: SAM2_AERO_PRF_NAT

Data Center Personnel
Name: ASDC USER SERVICES
Phone: 757-864-8656
Email: support-asdc at earthdata.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center
User and Data Services
NASA Langley Research Center
Mail Stop 157D
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23681-2199
Country: USA
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (757) 728-6867
Fax: (757) 727-5090
Email: pat.mccormick at hamptonu.edu
Contact Address:
Center for Atmospheric Sciences
Hampton University
23 Tyler Street
P.O. Box 6075
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23668
Country: USA
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Publications/References
SAM II Data User's Guide, July 1988.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-07
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