Solar radiation enters the Earth's atmosphere with a portion being scattered by clouds and aerosols.

Processing, archiving and distributing Earth science data
at the NASA Langley Research Center


Spatial Coverage: 
Temporal Coverage: 
Relevant to each experiment

Measurement of Air Pollution from Satellites (MAPS) data were collected during Space Shuttle flights in 1981, 1984 and 1994. The main pollutant measured was carbon monoxide (CO). The spatial coverage of the data is 70N to 70S Latitude.