MLS/Aura L2 Water Vapor (H2O) Mixing Ratio V002 ML2H2O at GES DISC
Entry ID: GES_DISC_ML2H2O_V002

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Summary
Abstract: ML2H2O is the EOS Aura Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) standard product for water vapor derived from radiances measured primarily by the 190 GHz radiometer. The current version is 2.2. Spatial coverage is near-global (-82° to +82° latitude), with each profile spaced 1.5° or ~165 km along the orbit track (roughly 15 orbits per day). The recommended useful vertical range is between 316 and 0.00215 ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 82.0   S: -82.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Min Altitude: 316 HPA Max Altitude: 0.00215 HPA

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: EOS MLS Science Team
Dataset Title: MLS/Aura L2 Water Vapor (H2O) Mixing Ratio
Version: 002
Online Resource: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aura/data-holdings/MLS/ml2h2o.002.shtml
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-08-08
Data Resolution
Horizontal Resolution Range: 100 km - < 250 km or approximately 1 degree - < 2.5 degrees
Vertical Resolution: 1.5 - 6 km
Temporal Resolution: 1 Day
Use Constraints Users are encouraged to register with the MLS science team at https://mls.jpl.nasa.gov/forms/reguser.php to obtain updates and information about this data product.
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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/

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
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (FTP)
Distribution Size: 1.21 MB per file
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS5 (Swath)
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 818-354-6716
Email: data at mls.jpl.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Mail Stop 183-701, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4800 Oak Grove Drive
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109-8099
Country: USA
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Publications/References
* Lee, J.N., D.L. Wu, G.L. Manney, M.J. Schwartz, A. Lambert, N.J. Livesey, K.R. Minschwaner, H.C. Pumphrey, and W.G. Read, "Aura Microwave Limb Sounder Observations of the Polar Middle Atmosphere: Dynamics and Transport of CO and H2O", J. Geophys. Res., in review.

* Wu, L., H. Su, and J.H. Jiang, "Evaluation of the WRF-Chem simulations for biomass burning over South ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-12-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-02-18
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