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

MAPS

MAPS Data and Information

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.

Products Temporal Coverage
MAPS OSTA3 CO5X5 HDF

10/06/1984 - 10/13/1984

MAPS OSTA3 COSEC HDF

10/06/1984 - 10/13/1984

MAPS SRL1 CO5X5 HDF

04/09/1994 - 04/19/1994

MAPS SRL1 COSEC HDF

04/09/1994 - 04/19/1994

MAPS SRL2 CO5X5 HDF

09/30/1994 - 10/11/1994

MAPS SRL2 COSEC HDF

09/30/1994 - 10/11/1994

MAPS read software is product dependent. If read software is available, a "read software" tab will appear on the product landing page.

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