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

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SAGE II V7

SAGE2 AEROSOL O3 NO2 H2O BINARY2 V7.00

Project Title: 
SAGE II
Discipline: 
Version: 
V7
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

Earthdata Search: Order Data

DOI: 

10.5067/ERBS/SAGEII/SOLAR_BINARY_L2-V7.0
(see below for Data Citation information)

O3 Number Density
Water Vapor Mixing Ratio Profiles
Profiles of Aerosol Extinction
NO2 Number Density

Search and Order: Earthdata Search 

Subset Tool:  SAGE II Subset Tool

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

 

To cite the data in publications:
SAGE II Science Team (2012), SAGE II Version 7.00 Data, Hampton, VA, USA: NASA Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC), Accessed <author citing data inserts date here> at doi: 10.5067/ERBS/SAGEII/SOLAR_BINARY_L2-V7.0