TOMSM3L3dref_008

TOMS Meteor-3 UV-Reflectivity Daily L3 Global 1 deg x 1.25 deg Lat/Lon Grid V008 (TOMSM3L3dref) at GES DISC

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  • Abstract
    This data product contains TOMS/Meteor-3 UV Reflectivity Daily L3 Global 1 deg x 1.25 deg Lat/Lon Grid Version 8 data in ASCII format. The Metero-3 Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) Version 8 Daily Gridded Data consist of daily, global coverage of total column ozone and UV-B Lambertian effective surface reflectivity (Rayleigh corrected). Four TOMS instruments have been successfully flown on the following satellites: Nimbus-7 (Nov. 1978 - May 1993), Meteor-3 (Aug. 1991 - Dec. 1994), Earth Probe (July 1996 - current), and ADEOS (Sep. 1996 - June 1997).Earth Probe, Meteor-3 and Nimbus-7 data are currently reprocessed using the Version-8 algorithm. These Version-8 data are archived at the Goddard Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC).The total ozone, aerosol index, reflectivity data and UV-B Erythemal irradiances are mapped to a global grid of size 180 x 288 with a Lat/Lon resolution of 1.00 x 1.25 degrees. These data are also stored in the EOS Version of Hierarchical Data Format (HDF-EOS).TOMS data are produced by the Laboratory for Atmospheres at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Code 613).
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    Data Dates
    Creation
    Last Revision
    Processing Level

    3

    Quality
    Warning: Due to the extreme viewing conditions encountered when the orbit of Meteor-3 drifts near the terminator, only level 3 data taken when the sunlit portion of the orbit is between 9 AM and 3 PM for the first data year and between 8 AM and 4 PM for the remaining two data years will be archived in HDF format at the Goddard DAAC and available in CDROM format here (the stricter time constraint for the first data year is due to problems associated with the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo).
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    Complete

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • ATMOSPHERE
    • ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION
    • REFLECTANCE
    • REFLECTIVITY
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Ancillary Keywords
  • CLIMATOLOGY
  • DAILY DATA
  • EOSDIS
  • FTP
  • GRID DATA
  • STATISTICS
  • TOTAL COLUMN OZONE
  • UV Effective Surface Reflectivity
ISO Topic Categories
  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
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Acquisition Information Fields:

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Platforms
  • Earth Observation Satellites
    Meteor-3
    Instruments
    • TOMS
Projects
Project Short Name Campaigns Project Dates
TOMS No campaigns listed. No dates provided.

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Location Keywords
    • GEOGRAPHIC REGION
    • GLOBAL
    • VERTICAL LOCATION
    • STRATOSPHERE
    • VERTICAL LOCATION
    • TROPOSPHERE

Data Centers

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  • NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/GESDISC
    ARCHIVER
    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

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Data Contacts

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  • PAWAN
    Investigator
    PAWAN BHARTIA, PH. D

    NASA
    Goddard Space Flight Center
    Mailstop 613.3
    Greenbelt, MD 20771

    • Email
    • 301-614-5731
    • 301-614-5903
  • JAY
    Investigator
    JAY HERMAN, PH. D

    NASA
    Goddard Space Flight Center
    Mailstop 614.0
    Greenbelt, MD 20771

  • RICHARD
    Investigator
    RICHARD MCPETERS, PH. D

    NASA
    Goddard Space Flight Center
    Mailstop 613.3
    Greenbelt, MD 20771

    • Email
    • 301-614-6038
    • 301-614-5903
  • BETH
    Metadata Author
    BETH STETZLER

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
    Code 610.2
    Greenbelt, MD 20771

  • Data Center Contact
    GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP

    NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/GESDISC

    Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
    Code 610.2
    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
    Greenbelt, MD 20771

    • Email
    • 301-614-5224
    • 301-614-5268

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