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MOPITT Beta Derived CO (Near and Thermal Infrared Radiances) V108

MOP02J_108 is the Measurements Of Pollution In The Troposphere (MOPITT) Beta Derived CO (Near and Thermal Infrared Radiances) version 108 product. It consists of the geo-located, retrieved carbon monoxide profiles and total column amounts for carbon monoxide. Ancillary data concerning surface properties and cloud conditions at the locations of the retrieved parameters are also included. Each retrieval is accompanied by an estimated error. Version 108 products are beta versions for version 8 products, they are unvalidated beta products subject to recalibration. 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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