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Polar Ozone and Aerosol Measurement III (POAM III) Data at NRL

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Abstract: The Polar Ozone and Aerosol Measurement III (POAM III) instrument is similar
to POAM II, and is designed to extend the POAM II data in time. POAM III is
carried by the SPOT-4 spacecraft sponsored by the Centre National d'Etudes
Spatiales (CNES), the French Space Agency and was launched in 1998.

The POAM III retrieval version 2 includes the following profile data:
(1) Ozone concentration, 5-60 km
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Description: Access to information and availability of POAM III data products
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -50.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
  N: 90.0   S: 50.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: POAM Science Team
Dataset Title: Polar Ozone and Aerosol Measurement III (POAM III) Data
Dataset Release Date: 1998
Dataset Release Place: Washington, D.C.
Dataset Publisher: Naval Research Laboratory
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-04-22
Stop Date: 2005-12-05
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Remote Sensing Division, Naval Research Laboratory, U.S. Navy, U.S. Department of Defense Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Contact Address:
Naval Research Laboratory
4555 Overlook Avenue
City: Washington
Province or State: D.C.
Postal Code: 20375-5351
Country: USA
Distribution Format: ascii, HDF, IDL
Fees: None
Email: karl.hoppel at
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Hoppel, K.W., R. Bevilacqua, G. Nedoluha, C. Deniel, Frank, Lefevre, J. Lumpe, M. Fromm, C. Randall, J. Rosenfield, M. Rex, J., ÒPOAM III observations of Arctic ozone loss for the 1999/2000 winterÓ, Geophys. Res., 107(D20), 8262, doi:10.1029/2001JD000476, 2002.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-03-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05