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

MOP03N_109 is the Measurements of Pollution in the Troposphere (MOPITT) Beta CO gridded daily means (Near Infrared Radiances) version 109 product. It is a non-validated beta product subject to recalibration, contains daily 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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