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TOMS Nimbus-7 UV Aerosol Index Monthly L3 Global 1 deg x 1.25 deg Lat/Lon Grid V008 (TOMSN7L3maer) at GES DISC
Entry ID: TOMSN7L3maer_008


Summary
Abstract: This Nimbus-7 Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) version 8 monthly averaged global gridded data product contains UV aerosol index values. The data are mapped to a global grid of size 180 x 288 with a lat-long resolution of 1.00 x 1.25 degrees. These data are stored in an ASCII format.

The TOMS data were produced by the Laboratory for Atmospheres at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Code 614).

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: -90.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Creator: TOMS Science Team
Dataset Title: TOMS Nimbus-7 UV Aerosol Index Monthly L3 Global 1 deg x 1.25 deg Lat/Lon Grid V008
Dataset Series Name: TOMSN7L3maer
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD
Dataset Publisher: Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC)
Version: 008
Data Presentation Form: Digital Science Data
Online Resource: https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/TOMSN7L3maer_008.html


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-11-01
Stop Date: 1993-04-30


Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL
VERTICAL LOCATION > STRATOSPHERE
VERTICAL LOCATION > TROPOSPHERE


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >AEROSOLS >AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS >UV AEROSOL INDEX    [Definition]


Instrument
TOMS >Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer    [Information]


Project
TOMS >Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer    [Information]


Keywords
UV Aerosol Index


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (formerly Goddard DAAC), Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA    [Information]
Data Center URL: https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at lists.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: Online Archive
Distribution_Size: 163.0 KB
Distribution_Format: ASCII
Fees: none


Personnel
PAWAN K BHARTIA, PH. D
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 301-614-5731
Fax: 301-614-5903
Email: Pawan.K.Bhartia at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 613.3
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA


OMAR O. TORRES, PH. D
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 301-614-6776
Email: omar.o.torres at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 614
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA


JAY R. HERMAN, PH. D
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: Jay.R.Herman at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 614.0
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA


RICHARD D MCPETERS, PH. D
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 301-614-6038
Fax: 301-614-5903
Email: richard.d.mcpeters at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 613.3
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA


JAMES EDWARD JOHNSON
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5121
Email: James.Johnson at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 610.2
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-02-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-02-20



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