MLS/Aura L1 Orbit/Attitude and Tangent Point Geolocation Data V003 ML1OA at GES DISC
Entry ID: GES_DISC_ML1OA_V003

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Summary
Abstract: ML1OA is the EOS Aura Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) product containing the level 1 orbit attitude and tangent point geolocation data. The current version is 3.3. Data coverage is complete from August 8, 2004 to current. Files contain a full days worth of data (15 orbits). Users of the ML1OA data product should read the 'Short Guide to the Use and Interpretation of v3.3x 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 > MIRADOR
Description: Access to ML1OA via GES DISC Mirador.


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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 Orbit/Attitude and Tangent Point Geolocation Data
Version: 003
Online Resource: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aura/data-holdings/MLS/ml1oa.003.shtml


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-08-08


Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL


Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 1.5 - 6 km
Temporal Resolution: 1 Day


Science Keywords
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >PLATFORM CHARACTERISTICS >ATTITUDE CHARACTERISTICS    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >PLATFORM CHARACTERISTICS >ORBITAL CHARACTERISTICS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Platform
AURA >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.


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/

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: 260 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: 2011-03-07

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