MLS/Aura Level 2 Temperature V002 (ML2T) at GES DISC
Entry ID: GES_DISC_ML2T_V002

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Summary
Abstract: ML2T is the EOS Aura Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) standard product for temperature derived from radiances measured by the 118 and 240 GHz radiometers. The current version is 2.3. Spatial coverage is near-global (-82 deg. to +82 deg. latitude), with each profile spaced 1.5 deg. or ~165 km along the orbit track (roughly 15 orbits per day). The recommended useful vertical range is from 316 to 0.001 ... 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: 0.001 HPA

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: EOS MLS Science Team
Dataset Title: MLS/Aura Level 2 Temperature
Dataset Series Name: ML2T
Dataset Release Date: 2007-01-08
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD, USA
Dataset Publisher: NASA Goddard Earth Science Data and Information Services Center
Version: 002
Data Presentation Form: Digital Science Data
Online Resource: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/ML2T_V002.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-08-08
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 300 km at limb tagent point (along-track)
Longitude Resolution: 3 km at limb tagent point (cross-track)
Horizontal Resolution Range: 100 km - < 250 km or approximately 1 degree - < 2.5 degrees
Vertical Resolution: 1.5 - 6 km
Temporal Resolution: Twice per day; Day and Night; Orbital repeat cycle 16 days
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.
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/

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 (HTTP)
Distribution Size: 1.60 MB per file
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS5 (Swath)
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
* Su, H., J.H. Jiang, X. Liu, J.E. Penner, W.G. Read, S.T. Massie, M.R. Schoeberl, P. Colarco, N.J. Livesey, and M.L. Santee, "Enhanced Water Vapor Transport to the Stratosphere by Pollutants in Asia", J. Climate, in review.

* Wu, L., H. Su, and J.H. Jiang, "Evaluation of the WRF-Chem simulations for biomass burning over South America", J. Geophys. Res., 2010JD015304 ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-09-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-10-30
Future DIF Review Date: 2015-06-01
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