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MOP03NM

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

MOP03NM_109 is the Measurements Of Pollution In The Troposphere (MOPITT) Beta CO gridded monthly means (Near Infrared Radiances) version 109 product. This product contains monthly mean gridded versions of the daily Level 2 CO profile and total column retrievals. The averaging kernels associated with each retrieval are also gridded and included in the Level 3 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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