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MLS/Aura Level 3 Monthly Binned Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Mixing Ratio on Assorted Grids V004 (ML3MBN2O) at GES DISC

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2023

ML3MBN2O is the EOS Aura Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) monthly binned on various vertical grids product for nitrous oxide (N2O) derived from radiances measured primarily by the 640 GHz radiometer (Band 12) until August 6, 2013, after this date using the 190 GHz radiometer (Band 3). The data version is 4.2. Spatial coverage is near-global (-82 to +82 degrees latitude) at a spatial resolution of 4 degrees latitude by 5 degrees longitude. The recommended useful vertical range is from 68.1 to 0.464 hPa, and the vertical resolution is between 4 and 6 km. Users of the ML3MBN2O data product should read chapter 4 and section 3.17 of the EOS MLS Level 2 Version 4 Quality Document for more information.

The data files are archived in the netCDF4 format, which is also compatible with HDF5 readers and tools. Each file contains six group objects: lat-lon map vs pressure, lat vs pressure zonal mean, lat-lon map vs "potential temperature", 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 C1725339356-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 Lambert, A., Livesey, N., Read, W., and Fuller, R.. 2020-04-20. ML3MBN2O. Version 004. MLS/Aura Level 3 Monthly Binned Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Mixing Ratio on Assorted 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/3216. https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/ML3MBN2O_004.html. Digital Science Data.
Creator Lambert, A., 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/ML3MBN2O_004.png
Harvest Object Id 52a78e4f-486b-490e-ba71-0572af399b81
Harvest Source Id 58f92550-7a01-4f00-b1b2-8dc953bd598f
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.5067/Aura/MLS/DATA/3216
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -180.0 -82.0 180.0 82.0
Program Code 026:001
Release Place Greenbelt, MD, USA
Series Name ML3MBN2O
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash e218d866d50b81b3b2674b670cc074ea65a4d2e5473c6f2ce3e9488d027471fe
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial
Temporal 2004-08-02T00:00:00Z/2022-01-17T00:00:00Z

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