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MLS/Aura Near-Real-Time L2 Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) Mixing Ratio

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: EOS MLS Science Team
Publication_Date: 20110119
Title: MLS/Aura Near-Real-Time L2 Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) Mixing Ratio
Edition: 003
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Digital Science Data
Series_Information:
Series_Name: ML2SO2
Issue_Identification:
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Greenbelt, MD, USA
Publisher: NASA Goddard Earth Science Data and Information Services Center
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/nrt/data-holdings/Aura/data-holdings/MLS/ml2so2_nrt.003.shtml
Description:
Abstract:
ML2SO2_NRT is the EOS Aura Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) Near-Real-Time (NRT) product for sulfur dioxide (SO2). This product contains daily SO2 profiles taken from the 240 GHz band. The most recent 7 days of data are available. Spatial coverage is near-global (-82 deg. to +82 deg. latitude), with each profile spaced 1.5 deg. or ~165 km along the orbit track (roughly 15 orbits per day). The recommended useful vertical range of NRT Sulfur Dioxide profiles is 215 - 10.0 hPa. There are about 96 NRT files per day containing roughly 15 minutes or less of data each. Before using these data, please download both the MLS version 3.4 NRT User Guide which describes the NRT algorithm and data quality, as well as the MLS Level-2 Data Quality Document for Standard Products which describes the caveats for using MLS SO2 data. MLS documentation can be found at http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aura/additional/documentation/. Users are encouraged to register with the MLS team at http://mls.jpl.nasa.gov/ to obtain updates and information about this product from the MLS team.
Purpose:
Not Available
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: http://mls.jpl.nasa.gov/publications.php
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 20141220
Ending_Date: 20141227
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: 82.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -82.0
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 > SULFUR COMPOUNDS > SULFUR DIOXIDE
Theme_Keyword: AURA > EARTH OBSERVING SYSTEM, AURA
Theme_Keyword: MLS > MICROWAVE LIMB SOUNDER
Theme_Keyword: EOSDIS > EARTH OBSERVING SYSTEM DATA INFORMATION SYSTEM
Theme_Keyword: ESIP > EARTH SCIENCE INFORMATION PARTNERS PROGRAM
Theme_Keyword: Lance
Theme_Keyword: Nrt
Theme_Keyword: Relative_start_date: -7
Theme_Keyword: CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL
Place_Keyword: VERTICAL LOCATION > STRATOSPHERE
Place_Keyword: VERTICAL LOCATION > TROPOSPHERE
Temporal:
Temporal_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Temporal_Keyword: Twice Per Day; Day And Night; Orbital Repeat Cycle 16 Days
Access_Constraints: You must register using the EOSDIS User Registration System in order to access LANCE NRT MLS data. You can register at https://urs.eosdis.nasa.gov/users/new.
Use_Constraints:
Not Available
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: MLS SCIENCE TEAM
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Mail Stop 183-701, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Address: 4800 Oak Grove Drive
City: Pasadena
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 91109-8099
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 818-354-6716
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: data@mls.jpl.nasa.gov
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
The MLS NRT data are not as accurate as the retrievals that constitute the standard MLS products, but nevertheless the results are of scientific use and track the standard MLS products with reasonable fidelity. NRT sulfur dioxide profiles are only recommended for scientific use at pressure levels from 215 hPa to 10.0 hPa.
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: 300 km at limb tagent point (along-track)
Longitude_Resolution: 3 km at limb tagent point (cross-track)
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Altitude_System_Definition:
Altitude_Datum_Name: Not Available
Altitude_Resolution: ~3 km
Altitude_Distance_Units: Not Available
Altitude_Encoding_Method: Implicit coordinate
Depth_System_Definition:
Depth_Datum_Name: Not Available
Depth_Resolution: ~3 km
Depth_Distance_Units: Not Available
Depth_Encoding_Method: Implicit coordinate
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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
Resource_Description: GES_DISC_ML2SO2_NRT_V003
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: HDF-EOS5 (Swath)
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://earthdata.nasa.gov/data/nrt-data/data-produ...
Access_Instructions:
Land Atmosphere Near real-time Capabiltiy for EOS (LANCE) home page
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
https://users.eosdis.nasa.gov/urs/welcome.do?AppVa...
Access_Instructions:
EOSDIS User Registration System to access LANCE data sets
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:
Reverb, the ECHO client, allows one to search and retrieve data across multiple data archive centers.
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aura/data-holdings/M...
Access_Instructions:
Aura MLS Level 2 Near-Real-Time Data User Guide
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
ftp://acdisc.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/s4pa/Aura_MLS_Leve...
Access_Instructions:
README including Aura MLS Level 2 Data Quality and Description Document
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/nrt/data-holdings/ml...
Access_Instructions:
List of Aura MLS Level 2 Near-Real-Time Data Holdings
Fees: None
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20120718
Metadata_Review_Date: 20140603
Metadata_Future_Review_Date: 20150601
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: JAMES EDWARD JOHNSON
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Address: Code 610.2
City: Greenbelt
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20771
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-614-5121
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: James.Johnson@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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