MLS/Aura Level 2 Diagnostics, Miscellaneous Grid V003 (ML2DGM) at GES DISC

Metadata Updated: February 28, 2019

ML2DGM is the EOS Aura Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) product containing the minor frame diagnostic quantities on a miscellaneous grid. These include items such as tangent pressure, chi-square describing various fits to the measured radiances, number of radiances used in variious retrieval phases, etc. This product contains a second auxillary file which includes cloud-induced radiances inferred for selected spectral channels. The data version is 3.3/3.4. Data coverage is from August 8, 2004 to June 30, 2015. Spatial coverage is near-global (-82 degrees to +82 degrees latitude), with each profile spaced 1.5 degrees or ~165 km along the orbit track (roughly 15 orbits per day). Vertical resolution varies between species and typically ranges from 3 - 6 km. Users of the ML2DGM data product should read the EOS MLS Level 2 Version 3.3 and 3.4 Quality Document for more information.

The data are stored in the version 5 Hierarchical Data Format, or HDF5. Each file contains sets of HDF5 dataset objects (n-dimensional arrays) for each diagnostics measurement. The dataset objects represent data and geolocation fields; included in the file are file attributes and metadata. There are two files per day (MLS-Aura_L2AUX-DGM and MLS-Aura_L2AUX-Cloud).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 28, 2019

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 28, 2019
Publisher NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/GESDISC
Unique Identifier C1251101361-GES_DISC
Maintainer
NATHANIEL LIVESEY
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Metadata Catalog ID https://data.nasa.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Citation EOS MLS Science Team. 2011-01-19. ML2DGM. Version 003. MLS/Aura Level 2 Diagnostics, Miscellaneous Grid V003. Greenbelt, MD, USA. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC). https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/ML2DGM_003.html. Digital Science Data.
Creator EOS MLS Science Team
Data Presentation Form Digital Science Data
Graphic Preview File https://docserver.gesdisc.eosdis.nasa.gov/public/project/Images/ML2DGM_003.jpeg
Harvest Object Id 1f28ed4d-5d6a-472d-b683-92cea344cc3b
Harvest Source Id 39e4ad2a-47ca-4507-8258-852babd0fd99
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Data First Published 2011-01-19
Homepage URL https://cmr.earthdata.nasa.gov:443/search/concepts/C1251101361-GES_DISC.html
Language en-US
Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 2011-01-19
Program Code 026:001
Release Place Greenbelt, MD, USA
Series Name ML2DGM
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 4cb84dd00b46bad65e133845fe0e29b73bb359d1
Source Schema Version 1.1
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Temporal 2004-08-08T00:00:00Z/2015-06-30T23:59:59Z
Category Aura, geospatial

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