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

SAGEIII-ISS L2 Lunar Data Release

SAGEIII-ISS L2 Lunar Data Release

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment III on the International Space Station (SAGE III-ISS) Science Team and the NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC), announces the public release of the following L2 Lunar data products covering lunar occultation measurements of ozone and nitrogen trioxide.:


  • SAGE III/ISS L2 Lunar Event Species Profiles (HDF-EOS) V5 (g3bssp)      doi: 10.5067/ISS/SAGEIII/LUNAR_HDF4_L2-V5.0
  • SAGE III/ISS L2 Lunar Event Species Profiles (Native)       V5 (g3bsspb)    doi: 10.5067/ISS/SAGEIII/LUNAR_BINARY_L2-V5.0
The initial release of SAGE III-ISS products focused on solar occultation.
Later releases will include water vapor data and lunar occultation measurements of nitrogen dioxide. Subsequent data releases will follow a monthly release schedule.


SAGE III-ISS data may be accessed via Earthdata Search, OPeNDAP and the ASDC Data Pool


SAGE III-ISS information is provided in the V5 Release Notes, Data Products User's Guide, and ReadSoftware Package:
V5 Release Notes -
Data Products User's Guide -
Read Software Files -