SeaWiFS Deep Blue Aerosol Optical Depth and Angstrom Exponent Monthly Level 3 Data Gridded at 0.5 Degrees V004 (SWDB_L3M05) at GES DISC
Entry ID: GES_DISC_SWDB_L3M05_V004

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Summary
Abstract: The SeaWiFS Deep Blue Level 3 Monthly Product contains monthly global gridded (0.5 x 0.5 deg) data derived from SeaWiFS Deep Blue Level 3 daily gridded data.

The primary data parameters are aerosol optical thickness, Angstrom exponent, and single scattering albedo.

(The Shortname for this product is SWDB_L3M05).

Parameters contained in the SeaWiFS Deep Blue (SWDB) data files include the ... View entire text
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Description: Access to the SeaWiFS Deep Blue Level 3 dataset 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: N. Christina Hsu, Andrew M. Sayer, M.-J. Jeong, and Corey Bettenhausen
Dataset Title: SeaWiFS Deep Blue Aerosol Optical Depth and Angstrom Exponent Monthly Level 3 Data Gridded at 0.5 Degrees
Dataset Release Date: July 1, 2013
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD, USA
Dataset Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center Distributed Active Archive Center (GSFC DAAC)
Version: 004
Data Presentation Form: Digital Science Data
Other Citation Details: http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/daac-bin/DataHoldingsMEASURES.pl?PROGRAM_List=ChristinaHsu
Online Resource: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/SWDB_L3M05_V004.shtml
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-09-01
Stop Date: 2010-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.5 degrees
Longitude Resolution: 0.5 degrees
Horizontal Resolution Range: 50 km - < 100 km or approximately .5 degree - < 1 degree
Temporal Resolution: Monthly
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
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: FTP/HTTP
Distribution Format: HDF5
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 301-614-5383
Email: corey.bettenhausen at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 613.2
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Sayer, A. M., N. C. Hsu, C. Bettenhausen, Z. Ahmad, B. N. Holben, A. Smirnov, G. E. Thomas, and J. Zhang (2012), SeaWiFS Ocean Aerosol Retrieval (SOAR): Algorithm, validation, and comparison with other data sets, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D03206, doi:10.1029/2011JD016599

Sayer, A. M., Hsu, N. C., Bettenhausen, C., Jeong, M.-J., Holben, B. N., and Zhang, J. (2012): Global and regional evaluation of ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-12-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-07-01
Future DIF Review Date: 2015-01-30
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