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MLS/Aura Level 3 Daily Binned Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) Mixing Ratio on Zonal and Similar Grids V004 (ML3DZHCL) at GES DISC

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2023

ML3DZHCL is the EOS Aura Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) daily binned on zonal and assorted vertical grids product for hydrogen chloride (HCl) derived from radiances measured primarily by the 640 GHz radiometer. The data version is 4.2. Spatial coverage is near-global (-82 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 from 100 to 0.316 hPa, and the vertical resolution is between 3 and 6 km. Users of the ML3DZHCL data product should read chapter 4 and section 3.10 of the EOS MLS Level 2 Version 4 Quality Document for more information.

The data files contain one year of data and are archived in the netCDF4 format, which is also compatible with HDF5 readers and tools. Each file contains four group objects: lat vs pressure zonal mean, lat vs "potential temperature" zonal mean, "equivalent latitude" vs "potential temperature" zonal mean, and vortex average vs "potential temperature". Each group has a set of data (average, min, max, std dev, rms) and geolocation fields, grid 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 7, 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 7, 2023
Publisher NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/GESDISC
Maintainer
Identifier C1725335444-GES_DISC
Data First Published 2020-03-06
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2020-03-06
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 Froidevaux, L., Livesey, N., Read, W., and Fuller, R.. 2020-04-20. ML3DZHCL. Version 004. MLS/Aura Level 3 Daily Binned Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) Mixing Ratio on Zonal and Similar Grids V004. 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/DATA/3310. https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/ML3DZHCL_004.html. Digital Science Data.
Creator Froidevaux, L., Livesey, N., Read, W., and Fuller, R.
Data Presentation Form Digital Science Data
Graphic Preview File https://docserver.gesdisc.eosdis.nasa.gov/public/project/Images/ML3DZHCL_004.png
Harvest Object Id 0210e3d1-6035-467a-a503-9ae5dceef559
Harvest Source Id 58f92550-7a01-4f00-b1b2-8dc953bd598f
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.5067/Aura/MLS/DATA/3310
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -180.0 -82.0 180.0 82.0
Program Code 026:001
Release Place Greenbelt, MD, USA
Series Name ML3DZHCL
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 7149e48cc7cdc44a458ac8d6707514ba357c78f2ca79994ca789e75afef9db51
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial
Temporal 2004-08-02T00:00:00Z/2022-01-17T00:00:00Z

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