Short Name:
OMSO2

OMI/Aura Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) Total Column 1-orbit L2 Swath 13x24 km V003 (OMSO2) at GES DISC

The Aura Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) Sulfur Dioxide Product 'OMSO2' Version 3 is now available to the public from the NASA Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC). The OMSO2 product contains three values of SO2 Vertical column corresponding to three a-priori vertical profiles used in the retrieval algorithm. It also contains quality flags, geolocation and other ancillary information. The lead scientist for the OMSO2 product is Nickolay Kroktov. The shortname for this Level-2 OMI total column SO2 product is OMSO2. The OMSO2 files are stored in the version 5 EOS Hierarchical Data Format (HDF-EOS5). Each file contains data from the day lit portion of an orbit (~53 minutes). There are approximately 14 orbits per day. The maximum file size for the OMSO2 data product is approximately 21 MB.

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