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

MISR Level 3 Joint Aerosol Versioning


MISR Level 3 Joint Aerosol Versioning

Level 3 Joint Aerosol Product (JOINT_AS) - Monthly products

ESDT Product File Name Prefix Current Quality Designations
  • Stage 3 Validated: All parameters


Note: Level 3 is a summary of Level 2. This page covers changes to the Level 3 software itself for each product version, but you should also consult the product versioning statements for the Aerosol product for changes to the Level 2 data being summarized.


Ver. # Production
Start Date
Software Configuration/
Product Impact
Quality Transition
F01_0001 10/15/2012 The entire mission is being processed at this level.

DPS Joint Aersosol product (PDF).

Initial baseline for Level 3 Joint Aerosol (JOINT_AS) public release.

Baseline ancillary files:

  • MISR_AM1_AGP_Pxxx_F01_24.hdf
  • Stage 3 Validated all parameters