Short Name:
OCO2_L2_Lite_FP

OCO-2 Level 2 bias-corrected XCO2 and other select fields from the full-physics retrieval aggregated as daily files, Retrospective processing V9r (OCO2_L2_Lite_FP) at GES DISC

Version 9r is the current version of the data set. Older versions will no longer be available and have been superseded by Version 9r. The OCO-2 Lite files contain bias-corrected XCO2 along with other select fields aggregated as daily files.The Orbiting Carbon Observatory is the first NASA mission designed to collect space-based measurements of atmospheric carbon dioxide with the precision, resolution, and coverage needed to characterize the processes controlling its buildup in the atmosphere. The OCO-2 project uses the LEOStar-2 spacecraft that carries a single instrument. It incorporates three high-resolution spectrometers that make coincident measurements of reflected sunlight in the near-infrared CO2 near 1.61 and 2.06 micrometers and in molecular oxygen (O2) A-Band at 0.76 micrometers.

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