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MLS/Aura Level 2 Geopotential Height V005 (ML2GPH) at GES DISC

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

ML2GPH is the EOS Aura Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) standard product for geopotential height derived from radiances measured by the 118 and 240 GHz radiometers. The data version is 5.0. Data coverage is from August 8, 2004 to current. 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). The recommended useful vertical range is between 261 and 0.001 hPa, and the vertical resolution varies between ~3.6 and 6 km. Users of the ML2GPH data product should read section 3.8 of the EOS MLS Level 2 Version 5 Quality Document for more information.

The data are stored in the version 5 EOS Hierarchical Data Format (HDF-EOS5), which is based on the version 5 Hierarchical Data Format, or HDF-5. Each file contains two swath objects (profile and column data), each with a set of data and geolocation fields, swath attributes, and metadata.

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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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Dates

Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/GESDISC
Maintainer
Identifier C1729925152-GES_DISC
Data First Published 2020-02-04
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2020-02-04
Category Aura, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
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 Schwartz, M., Livesey, N. and Read, W.. 2020-06-11. ML2GPH. Version 005. MLS/Aura Level 2 Geopotential Height V005. Greenbelt, MD, USA. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC). https://doi.org/10.5067/Aura/MLS/DATA2507. https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/ML2GPH_005.html. Digital Science Data.
Creator Schwartz, M., Livesey, N. and Read, W.
Data Presentation Form Digital Science Data
Graphic Preview File https://docserver.gesdisc.eosdis.nasa.gov/public/project/Images/ML2GPH_005.png
Harvest Object Id 91709f2e-5963-4648-9258-7735dd68da80
Harvest Source Id 58f92550-7a01-4f00-b1b2-8dc953bd598f
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.5067/Aura/MLS/DATA2507
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -180.0 -82.0 180.0 82.0
Program Code 026:001
Release Place Greenbelt, MD, USA
Series Name ML2GPH
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 9ebd0ea3b90ff78f8cb1ccfdd6aaacea7330f2c3cab2f389bef3d91045e214c6
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial
Temporal 2004-08-02T00:00:00Z/2022-01-17T00:00:00Z

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