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OCO-2 Level 2 geolocated XCO2 retrievals results, physical model V11 (OCO2_L2_Standard) at GES DISC

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

Version 11 is the current version of the data set. Older versions will no longer be available and are superseded by Version 11.

The Orbiting Carbon Observatory is the first NASA mission designed to collect space-based measurements of atmospheric carbon dioxide with the precision, resolution, and coverage needed to characterize the processes controlling its buildup in the atmosphere. The OCO-2 project uses the LEOStar-2 spacecraft that carries a single instrument. It incorporates three high-resolution spectrometers that make coincident measurements of reflected sunlight in the near-infrared CO2 near 1.61 and 2.06 micrometers and in molecular oxygen (O2) A-Band at 0.76 micrometers. This collection is the output from the algorithm retrieving the column-averaged CO2 dry air mole fraction XCO2 and other quantities from the spectra collected by the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2).

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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 December 1, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date December 1, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Identifier C2237421512-GES_DISC
Data First Published 2022-03-01
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2022-03-01
Category OCO-2, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Citation OCO-2/OCO-3 Science Team, Vivienne Payne, Abhishek Chatterjee. 2022-03-01. OCO2_L2_Standard. Version 11. OCO-2 Level 2 geolocated XCO2 retrievals results, physical model V11. Greenbelt, MD, USA. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC). Digital Science Data.
Creator OCO-2/OCO-3 Science Team, Vivienne Payne, Abhishek Chatterjee
Data Presentation Form Digital Science Data
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Release Place Greenbelt, MD, USA
Series Name OCO2_L2_Standard
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Temporal 2019-11-30T00:00:00Z/2023-03-01T00:00:00Z

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