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

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SAGE I AERO PRF NAT (NATIVE)

SAGE I AERO PRF NAT

Project Title: 
SAGE I
Discipline: 
Level: 
L2
Platform: 
AEM-2
Instrument: 
Sun Photometer
Spatial Coverage: 

(-75, 75)(-180,180)

Spatial Resolution: 

Aerosol profiles have a vertical resolution of 1 km, from 0.5 km or cloud top to 40.5 km

Temporal Coverage: 

02/18/1979 - 11/11/1981

Temporal Resolution: 

Twice per orbit for durations varying from 3 to 10 minutes

File Format: 
NATIVE

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