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Ozone Data from the San Cristobal Observatory, Southern Hemisphere Additional OZonesondes (SHADOZ) Project, NASA

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Abstract: The San Cristobal, Galapagos Observatory measures ozone data using
balloon-borne ozonesondes as part of the NASA Southern Hemisphere ADditional
OZonesondes (SHADOZ) project. The SHADOZ project is collecting ozone data for
validation, processing, and modeling of satellite-derived Total Ozone Mapping
Spectrometer (TOMS) data.
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Description: Access to San Cristobal, Galapagos data.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -0.92   S: -0.92   E: -89.6   W: -89.6
Min Altitude: 0 M Max Altitude: 8 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Oltmans, S.J.
Dataset Title: SHADOZ ozone data from San Cristobal Observatory
Dataset Series Name: SHADOZ ozone data from San Cristobal Observatory
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD
Dataset Publisher: NASA/GSFC
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-03-25
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: point
Longitude Resolution: point
Temporal Resolution: weekly
BALLOONS Ancillary Description
Quality "The data on this website is preliminary: subject to revision and
reprocessing. Check dates of creation to download the most current version.
Contact the co-investigators for questions concerning data techniques and
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Branch, Laboratory for Atmospheres, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-614-5991
Email: jacquelyn.c.witte at
Contact Address:
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 613.3
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution Media: online, WWW
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: None
Phone: 303-497-6676
Fax: 303-497-6290
Email: Samuel.J.Oltmans at
Contact Address:
NOAA Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA
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Thompson, A. M., J. C. Witte, R. D. McPeters, S. J. Oltmans, F. J. Schmidlin,
J. A. Logan, M. Fujiwara, V. W. J. H. Kirchhoff, F. Posny, G. J. R. Coetzee, B.
Hoegger, S. Kawakami, T. Ogawa, B. J. Johnson, H. Vomel and G. Labow. 2001. The
1998-2000 SHADOZ (Southern Hemisphere Additional Ozonesondes) Tropical Ozone
Climatology: Comparisons with TOMS and Ground-based Measurements, J.
Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, submitted, 2001.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-12-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24