HIRDLS/Aura Level 2 Daily Geophysical Parameters V007 (HIRDLS2) at GES DISC

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Abstract: The "HIRDLS/Aura Level 2 Geophysical Parameters" data product (HIRDLS2) contains an entire day's worth of Level-2 vertical profiles of O3, HNO3, H2O, CFC-11, CFC-12, N2O, NO2, N2O5, ClONO2, temperature, geopotential height, and aerosol extinction at 12.1 and 8.3 microns, as well as cloud top pressure. The HIRDLS2 data are provided on 24 levels per decade of pressure corresponding to about 1 km ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: -64.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Min Altitude: 1000 HPA Max Altitude: 0.001 HPA

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Gille, John and Gray, Lesley J.
Dataset Title: HIRDLS/Aura Level 2 Geophysical Parameters (on a pressure grid)
Dataset Series Name: HIRDLS2
Dataset Release Date: 2012-12-01
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD, USA
Dataset Publisher: NASA Goddard Earth Science Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC)
Version: 007
Data Presentation Form: Digital Science Data
Online Resource: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/HIRDLS2_V007.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-01-29
Stop Date: 2008-03-17
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 300 km along track; profile at +43 deg azimuth (anti-sun side)
Longitude Resolution: 10 km cross track; profile at +43 deg azimuth (anti-sun side)
Horizontal Resolution Range: 100 km - < 250 km or approximately 1 degree - < 2.5 degrees
Vertical Resolution: 1 km
Temporal Resolution: Daily
Quality Please review the HIRDLS Data Description and Quality Document for details on the quality of the data.

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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
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 Media: FTP/HTTP
Distribution Size: 64 GB (~56 MB per file)
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS5
Fees: None
Phone: 303-497-8062
Email: gille at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
National Center for Atmospheric Research
PO Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: 80307
Country: USA
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List of HIRDLS publications can be found at http://www.eos.ucar.edu/hirdls/docs/
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-04-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-06-05
Future DIF Review Date: 2016-06-01
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