MLS/Aura Level 2 Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) Mixing Ratio V005 (ML2HCL) at GES DISC

Metadata Updated: December 4, 2020

ML2HCL is the EOS Aura Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) standard product for hydrogen chloride derived from radiances measured primarily by the 640 GHz radiometer. The data version is 5.0. 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 from 100 to 0.316 hPa, and the vertical resolution is between 3 and 6 km. Users of the ML2HCL data product should read section 3.10 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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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 4, 2020

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 4, 2020
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier C1729925175-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
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Catalog Describedby
Citation Froidevaux, L., Livesey, N. and Read, W.. 2020-06-11. ML2HCL. Version 005. MLS/Aura Level 2 Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) Mixing Ratio V005. 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 Froidevaux, L., Livesey, N. and Read, W.
Data Presentation Form Digital Science Data
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Metadata Type geospatial
Program Code 026:001
Release Place Greenbelt, MD, USA
Series Name ML2HCL
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash eb4e0df7f19a16abedec7300d53993b0d4c5df40
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial -180.0 -82.0 180.0 82.0
Temporal 2004-08-02T00:00:00Z/2020-11-30T00:00:00Z

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