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Ozone Data from the Irene, South Africa Observatory, Southern Hemisphere Additional OZonesondes (SHADOZ) Project, NASA

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Abstract: The Irene, South Africa 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.
Related URL
Description: Access to Irene data.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -25.25   S: -25.25   E: 28.22   W: 28.22
Min Altitude: 0 M Max Altitude: 1524 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Coetzee, G.J.R.
Dataset Title: SHADOZ ozone data from Irene, South Africa Observatory
Dataset Series Name: SHADOZ ozone data from Irene, South Africa Observatory
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD
Dataset Publisher: NASA/GSFC
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-11-11
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
Phone: +27 12 309 3052/3097
Fax: +27 12 323 4518
Email: coetzee at
Contact Address:
South African Weather Bureau (SAWB)
Private Bag X 97
City: Pretoria
Postal Code: 0001
Country: South Africa
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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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