MLS/Aura L1 Radiances from Digital Autocorrelators V002 (ML1RADD) at GES DISC
Entry ID: GES_DISC_ML1RADD_V002

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Summary
Abstract: ML1RADD is the EOS Aura Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) product containing the level 1 radiances from the digital autocorrelators. The current version is 2.3. Data coverage is complete from August 8, 2004 to current. Spatial coverage is near-global (-82 deg. to +82 deg. latitude), files contain a full days worth of data (15 orbits). Users of the ML1RADD data product should read the 'A Short Guide to the Use and Interpretation of v2.2x Level 1 Data' for additional information (http://mls.jpl.nasa.gov/data/MLS-Aura_L1Quality_v02.2_2007d152.pdf).

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.

The data are stored in the version 5 Hierarchical Data Format, or HDF5. Each file contains sets of HDF5 dataset objects (n-dimensional arrays) for each measurement. Included in the file are file attributes and metadata. There is one file per day.

Related URL
Link: GET DATA > ON-LINE ARCHIVE
Description: Access the data via anonymous FTP.


Link: GET DATA > MIRADOR
Description: Access the data through the GES-DISC Mirador fast data search and download system.


Link: GET DATA > REVERB
Description: Reverb, the ECHO client, allows one to search and retrieve data across multiple data archive centers.


Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: MLS Science Team home page.


Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION > USER'S GUIDE
Description: README document


Geographic Coverage
 N: 82.0 S: -82.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0
 Min Altitude: ATMOSPHERE PROFILE  Max Altitude: ATMOSPHERE PROFILE

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: EOS MLS Science Team
Dataset Title: MLS/Aura L1 Radiances from Digital Autocorrelators
Dataset Series Name: ML1RADD
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/ML1RADD_V002.html


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-08-08


Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL


Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 300 km at limb tagent point (along-track)
Longitude Resolution: 3 km at limb tagent point (cross-track)
Vertical Resolution: 1.5 - 6 km
Temporal Resolution: Twice per day; Day and Night; Orbital repeat cycle 16 days


Science Keywords
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >MICROWAVE >MICROWAVE RADIANCE    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER


Platform
AURA >Earth Observing System, Aura    [Information]


Instrument
MLS >Microwave Limb Sounder    [Information]


Project
EOSDIS >Earth Observing System Data Information System    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]
AURA >Earth Observing System (EOS), AURA    [Information]
CWIC >CEOS WGISS Integrated Catalog    [Information]


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.


Keywords
EOSDIS


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    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: GES_DISC_ML1RADD_V001

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: 1500 MB per file
Distribution_Format: HDF5


Personnel
MLS SCIENCE TEAM
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


NATHANIEL LIVESEY
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: livesey 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


JAMES EDWARD JOHNSON
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5121
Email: James.Johnson at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 610.2
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA



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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