OMI/Aura NO2 Cloud-Screened Total and Tropospheric Column Daily L3 Global 0.25deg Lat/Lon Grid

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: OMI Team
Publication_Date: Jan 2013
Title: OMI/Aura NO2 Cloud-Screened Total and Tropospheric Column Daily L3 Global 0.25deg Lat/Lon Grid
Edition: 003
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Digital Science Data
Series_Information:
Series_Name: OMNO2d
Issue_Identification:
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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Online_Linkage: http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/OMNO2d_V003.html
Description:
Abstract:
The OMI/Aura Level-3 Global Gridded(0.25x0.25 deg) Nitrogen Dioxide Product "OMNO2d" is now released (Jan 10, 2013) to the public from the NASA Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center(GES DISC). The OMNO2 (Level-2) and OMNO2G (Level-2G, binned) processed earlier (in 2012) are also available from GES DISC. see http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aura/data-holdings/OMI/ Nitrogen dioxide is an important chemical species in both, the stratosphere where it plays a key role in ozone chemistry, and in the troposphere where it is a precursor to ozone production. In the troposphere, it is produced in various combustion processes and in lightning and is an indicator of poor air quality. (The shortname for this Level-3 Global Gridded Nitrogen Dioxide Product is OMNO2d_V003) The algorithm leads for the NO2 products are NASA OMI scientist Dr. Nickolay Krotkov and KNMI scientist Dr. Pepijn Veefkind. OMNO2d data product is a Level-3 Gridded Product where pixel level data of good quality are binned and "averaged" into 0.25x0.25 degree global grids. This product contains Total column NO2 and Total Tropospheric Column NO2, for all atmospheric conditions, and for sky conditions where cloud fraction is less than 30 percent. Details are available in the documents provided on the NASA GES DISC OMI site http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aura/OMI/documents/v003/omno2d_v003.shtml OMNO2d data are stored in EOS Hierarchical Data Format (HDF-EOS). Each file contains data from the day lit portion of the orbit (~14 orbits). The average file size for the OMNO2d data product is about 6 Mbytes.
Purpose:
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Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Ahmad, S. P., P. F. Levelt, P. K. Bhartia, E. Hilsenrath, G. W. Leppelmeier,and J. E. Johnson, "Atmospheric Products from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument(OMI)", Proceedings of SPIE conference on Earth Observing Systems VIII, San Diego,California, Aug 3-8, 2003. http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/acdisc/ozone/docs/omi-spie-2003.doc Boersma, K. F., E. J. Bucsela, E. J. Brinksma, J. F. Gleason, NO2 in Algorithm Theoretical Baseline Document: OMI Trace Gas Algorithms, K. Chance (ed.), vol. IV, ATBD-OMI-04, version 2.0, Aug. 2002. http://eospso.gsfc.nasa.gov/eos_homepage/for_scientists/atbd/docs/OMI/ATBD-OMI-04.pdf Bucsela, E., E. Celarier, M. Wenig, J. Gleason, P. Veefkind, K.F. Boersma, E. Brinksma, Algorithm for NO2 vertical column retrieval from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44, 1245-1258, 2006. Burrows, J.P., A. Richter, A. Dehn, B. Deters, S. Himmelmann, S. Voigt, and J. Orphal, Atmospheric remote sensing reference data from GOME - 2. Temperature-dependent absorption cross-sections of O3 in the 231-794 nm range, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 61, 509-517, 1999. Chance, K. V., and R. J. D. Spurr, Ring effect studies: Rayleigh scattering, including molecular parameters for rotational Raman scattering, and the Fraunhofer spectrum, Applied Optics, 36, 5224, 1997. Palmer, P.I., D.J. Jacob, K. Chance, R.V. Martin, R.J.D. Spurr, T.P. Kurosu, I. Bey, R. Yantosca, A. Fiore, Air mass factor formulation for spectroscopic measurements from satellites: Application to formaldehyde retrievals from the Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment, J. Geophys. Res., 106, 14539, 2001. Levelt, P.F., G.H.J. van den Oord, M.R. Dobber, A. Malkki, H. Visser, J. de Vries, P. Stammes, J. Lundell and H. Saari, The Ozone Monitoring Instrument, IEEE Trans. Geo. Rem. Sens., 2006, Vol. 44, No. 5, 1093-1101, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2006.872333. Levelt, P.F., E. Hilsenrath, G.W. Leppelmeier, G.H.J. van den Oord, P.K. Bhartia, J. Tamminen, J.F. de Haan en J.P. Veefkind, Science Objectives of the Ozone Monitoring Instrument, IEEE Trans. Geo. Rem. Sens., 2006, Vol. 44, No. 5, 1199-1208, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2006.872336. Schoeberl, M.R., A.R. Douglass, E. Hilsenrath, P.K. Bhartia, R. Beer, J.W. Waters, M.R. Gunson, L. Froidevaux, J.C. Gille, J.J. Barnett, P.F. Levelt and P. DeCola, Overview of the EOS aura mission, IEEE Trans. Geo. Rem. Sens., 2006, Vol. 44, No. 5, 1066-1074, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2005.861950. Schoeberl, M.R., A.R. Douglass, E. Hilsenrath, P.K. Bhartia, J. Barnett, J. Gille, R. Beer, M. Gunson, J. Waters, P.F. Levelt,P. DeCola, "The EOS Aura Mission," EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 85 , Number 18, 4 May 2004. [Preprint] http://aura.gsfc.nasa.gov/project/eos-agu-aura-article.pdf Vandaele A.C., C. Hermans, P.C. Simon, M. Carleer, R. Colin, S. Fally, M.F. M. Aerienne, A. Jenouvrier, and B. Coquart, Measurements of the NO2 absorption cross-section from 42000 cm-1 to 10000 cm-1 (238-1000 nm) at 220 K and 294 K, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 59, 171-184, 1998
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 20041001
Ending_Date: Unknown
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: In Work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -180.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 180.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 90.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.0
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD PLATFORM
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD INSTRUMENT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: PROJECT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > NITROGEN COMPOUNDS > CLOUD-SCREENED TOTAL COLUMN NO2
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > NITROGEN COMPOUNDS > CLOUD-SCREENED TROPOSPHERE COLUMN NITROGEN DIOXIDE
Theme_Keyword: AURA > EARTH OBSERVING SYSTEM, AURA
Theme_Keyword: OMI > OZONE MONITORING INSTRUMENT
Theme_Keyword: EOSDIS > EARTH OBSERVING SYSTEM DATA INFORMATION SYSTEM
Theme_Keyword: ESIP > EARTH SCIENCE INFORMATION PARTNERS PROGRAM
Theme_Keyword: AURA > EARTH OBSERVING SYSTEM (EOS), AURA
Theme_Keyword: CWIC > CEOS WGISS INTEGRATED CATALOG
Theme_Keyword: Atmospheric Chemistry
Theme_Keyword: Total Column Nitrogen Dioxide (no2)
Theme_Keyword: Tropospheric Nitrogen Dioxide
Theme_Keyword: Air Quality
Theme_Keyword: Pollutant
Theme_Keyword: Eosdis
Theme_Keyword: CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL
Temporal:
Temporal_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Temporal_Keyword: Daily
Access_Constraints: Not Available
Use_Constraints:
This Data set is not fully validated yet. Before using it in any trend analysis please contact algorithm team leads for the current known problems and updates.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: NICKOLAY A KROTKOV, PH. D
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: PEPIJN VEEFKIND, PH. D
Contact_Position: INVESTIGATOR
Contact_Position: INVESTIGATOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: NASA
Address: Goddard Space Flight Center
Address: Mailstop 613.3
City: Greenbelt
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20771
Country: USA
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: KNMI
Address: P.O.Box 201
City: De Bilt
State_or_Province: AE
Postal_Code: 3730
Country: NL
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-614-5553
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301-614-5903
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Nickolay.A.Krotkov@nasa.gov
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
The global gridded product uses only good quality data.
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Not Available
Completeness_Report:
Not Available
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Not Available
Process_Date: Unknown
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 0.25 degrees
Longitude_Resolution: 0.25 degrees
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/GESDISC > 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
Contact_Person: GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Address: Code 610.2
Address: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20771
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-614-5224
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301-614-5268
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gsfc-help-disc@lists.nasa.gov
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/GESDISC/ACDISC > Atmospheric Composition Data Center, Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center, Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA
Contact_Person: ACDISC USER SUPPORT OFFICE
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Address: Code 610.2
Address: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20771
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-614-5224
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301-614-5268
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gsfc-help-disc@lists.nasa.gov
Resource_Description: OMNO2d
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: HDF-EOS5
Transfer_Size: Approx 6 MB per file
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/acdisc/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
ftp://acdisc.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/s4pa/Aura_OMI_Leve...
Access_Instructions:
Access the OMI Level-3 global 0.25x0.25 deg Nitrogen Dioxide Product (OMNO2d) by FTP.
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://mirador.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/mirador/homep...
Access_Instructions:
Direct Access to OMI Level-3 global 0.25x0.25 deg Nitrogen Dioxide Product (OMNO2d) from the GES DISC Mirador fast search and download system
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://acdisc.gsfc.nasa.gov/opendap/HDF-EOS5/Aura_...
Access_Instructions:
Access the OMI Level-3 global 0.25x0.25 deg Nitrogen Dioxide Product (OMNO2d) through OPeNDAP.
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/SSW/#keywords=OMNO2d...
Access_Instructions:
Access the OMI Level-3 global 0.25x0.25 deg Nitrogen Dioxide Product (OMNO2d) using Simple Subset Wizard (Search and subset by date and spatial region).
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://reverb.echo.nasa.gov/reverb/#utf8=%E2%9C%93...
Access_Instructions:
Search OMI Level-3 global 0.25x0.25 deg Nitrogen Dioxide Product (OMNO2d) using ECHO's next generation Earth Science discovery tool (Reverb).
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aura/tools.shtml
Access_Instructions:
read software and visualization tools
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://disc1.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/daac-bin/wms_omi?ve...
Access_Instructions:
Get map from GES DISC WMS for four variables: OMNO2d:ColumnAmountNO2, OMNO2d:ColumnAmountNO2CloudScreened, OMNO2d:ColumnAmountNO2Trop, and OMNO2d:ColumnAmountNO2TropCloudScreened
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://acdisc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/daac-bin/wcsL3?ser...
Access_Instructions:
The getCapabilities and describeCoverage operations for the WCS service for OMNO2d_V003
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://acdisc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/daac-bin/wcsL3?ser...
Access_Instructions:
Get data from WCS the GES DICS OMI WCS service for four variables: OMNO2d:ColumnAmountNO2, OMNO2d:ColumnAmountNO2CloudScreened, OMNO2d:ColumnAmountNO2Trop, and OMNO2d:ColumnAmountNO2TropCloudScreened
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.knmi.nl/omi/research/news/index.htmlhtt...
Access_Instructions:
KNMI and US OMI Home Page
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aura/data-holdings/O...
Access_Instructions:
For Links to OMNO2d Related Documents
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aura/data-holdings/O...
Access_Instructions:
README for OMNO2d_V003
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aura/data-holdings/O...
Access_Instructions:
FileSpec for OMNO2d_V003
Fees: None
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20130110
Metadata_Review_Date: 20141116
Metadata_Future_Review_Date: 20150130
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: JENNIFER C. WEI, PH. D
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Address: Code 610.2
Address: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20771
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-614-6558
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jennifer.c.wei@nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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