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OMI/Aura Cloud Pressure and Fraction (O2-O2 Absorption) Daily L2 Global 0.25 deg Lat/Lon Grid V003 (OMCLDO2G) at GES DISC

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Abstract: The reprocessed OMI/Aura Level-2G cloud data product OMCLDO2G, is now available ( from the NASA Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC) for the public access. It is the second release of V003 and was reprocessed late 2011.

(The shortname for this Level-2G OMI cloud product is OMCLDO2G)

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Description: Access the OMI Level-2G global binned 0.25x0.25 deg Cloud Data Product OMCLDO2G by FTP.
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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: Pepijn Veefkind
Dataset Title: OMI/Aura Cloud Pressure and Fraction (O2-O2 Absorption) Daily L2 Global 0.25 deg Lat/Lon Grid
Dataset Series Name: OMCLDO2G
Dataset Release Date: 2012
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD, USA
Dataset Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center Distributed Active Archive Center (GSFC DAAC)
Version: 003
Data Presentation Form: Digital Science Data
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-10-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.25 degrees
Longitude Resolution: 0.25 degrees
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
Quality This is the second public release of version 003 data. It is based on the improved algorithm. For details, please see related documents available from the site:
Use Constraints This Data set (second release of version 003) is better than the
earlier version but it is not fully validated yet. Before using it in any
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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:
Dataset ID: OMCLDO2G

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at
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 Media: FTP
Distribution Size: Approx 90 MB per file
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS5
Fees: None
Contact Address:
P.O.Box 201
City: De Bilt
Province or State: AE
Postal Code: 3730
Country: NL
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Acarreta, J.R., J.F. de Haan and P. Stammes, Cloud pressure retrieval using the 02-O2 absorption band at 477 nm, J. Geophys. Res., 2004, 109, doi:10.1029/2003JD003915

Acarreta, J. R., and J. F. de Haan, ?Cloud pressure algorithm based on O2-O2 absorption,? Algorithm Theoretical Baseline Document: Clouds, Aerosols, and Surface UV Irradiance, P. Stammes (ed.), vol. III, ATBD-OMI-03, ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-03-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-20
Future DIF Review Date: 2015-01-01
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