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

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SAGE II V6.20

SAGE2 V6.20 AEROSOL O3 NO2 H2O BINARY

Project Title: 
SAGE II
Discipline: 
Version: 
V6
Level: 
L2
Platform: 
ERBS
Instrument: 
Sun Photometer
Spatial Coverage: 

80N to 80S 180E to 180W

Spatial Resolution: 

.5km Altitude

Temporal Coverage: 
  • 10/24/1984 - 08/31/2005
  • No data available for 08-10/2000
Temporal Resolution: 

Sunrise/Sunset Event

File Format: 
BINARY

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DOI: 

10.5067/ERBS/SAGEII/SOLAR_BINARY_L2-V6.2
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O3 Number Density
Water Vapor Mixing Ratio Profiles
Profiles of Aerosol Extinction
NO2 Number Density

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The V6.2 readers also work for V7.0 data sets as there is no file format change between the versions.