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MOPITT Beta CO gridded monthly means (Near and Thermal Infrared Radiances) V109

MOP03JM_109 is the Measurements Of Pollution In The Troposphere (MOPITT) Beta CO gridded monthly means (Near and Thermal Infrared Radiances) version 109 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 109 products are beta versions for version 9 products, they are unvalidated beta products subject to recalibration. Data collection for this product is ongoing. 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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