Short Name:
MOP03JM

MOPITT Beta CO gridded monthly means (Near and Thermal Infrared Radiances) V108

MOP03JM_108 is the Measurements Of Pollution In The Troposphere (MOPITT) Beta CO gridded monthly means (Near and Thermal Infrared Radiances) version 108 product. It contains monthly mean gridded versions of the daily L2 CO profile and total column retrievals. The averaging kernels associated with each retrieval are also gridded and included in the L3 files. Version 108 products are beta versions for version 8 products, they are unvalidated beta products subject to recalibration. For a description of the file contents, refer to the File Spec Document. The MOPITT Level 2 Data Quality Statement contains additional information about the quality and the limitations of the retrievals. [From the MOPITT version 3 Level 3 Data Quality Summary] MOPITT was successfully launched into sun-synchronous polar orbit aboard Terra, NASA's first Earth Observing System spacecraft on December 18, 1999. The MOPITT instrument was constructed by a consortium of Canadian companies and funded by the Space Science Division of the Canadian Space Agency.

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