Dataset Information

keywords: ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > UPPER AIR TEMPERATURE, ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR
Conventions: CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
source: AIRS instrument telemetry
acknowledgment: Support for this research was provided by NASA.
standard_name_vocabulary: CF Standard Name Table v28
project: Sounder SIPS
product_name_project: SNDR
geospatial_bounds: POLYGON ((-180.0 -90.0, 180.0 -90.0, 180.0 90.0, -180.0 90.0, -180.0 -90.0))
geospatial_bounds_crs: EPSG:4326
geospatial_lat_min: -90.00000000
geospatial_lat_max: 90.00000000
geospatial_lon_min: -180.0000000
geospatial_lon_max: 180.0000000
time_coverage_duration: P0000-01-00T00:00:00
creator_type: institution
keywords_vocabulary: GCMD:GCMD Keywords
platform: AQUA > Earth Observing System
platform_vocabulary: GCMD:GCMD Keywords
instrument: AIRS > Atmospheric Infrared Sounder
instrument_vocabulary: GCMD:GCMD Keywords
product_name_instr: AIRS
product_name_extension: nc
featureType: point
data_structure: grid
cdm_data_type: Grid
format_version: v02.02.04
title: Level-3 CLIMCAPS AIRS IR-Only
summary: The Level-3 CLIMCAPS monthly product includes atmospheric state retrieval products from the CLIMCAPS algorithm for one month. These include temperature and water vapor profiles as well as cloud and surface products and minor gases.
history: Created on 2021-01-07 by L2 CLIMCAPS RETRIEVAL PGE at Sounder SIPS: GES DISC 2021-01-07T01:55:05 s4pmops crimss_postproc.pro v016 gran=20171231T0529; Created on 2021-03-08T04:33:36Z by L3 DAILY S AQUA CLIMCAPS Sounder SIPS: GES DISC, version v02_38; Created on 2021-03-09T12:01:45Z by L3 MONTHLY S AQUA CLIMCAPS Sounder SIPS: GES DISC, version v02_38
processing_level: L3 gridding with Specific QC screening applied per data variable based on the *_qc flags in L2. Observations are included when *_qc values are 0 or 1.
product_name_type_id: L3_CLIMCAPS_QCS
license: Freely Distributed
date_created: 2021-03-09T12:01:45Z
creator_name: Sounder SIPS: GES DISC
creator_email: gsfc-help-disc@lists.nasa.gov
creator_url: http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/
institution: Goddard Space Flight Center - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
publisher_name: Goddard Earth Science Data and Information Services Center
publisher_email: gsfc-help-disc@lists.nasa.gov
publisher_url: http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/
time_coverage_start: 2017-12-31T13:30:00.000Z
time_of_first_valid_obs: 2017-12-31T06:55:40.048665Z
time_coverage_mid: 2018-01-16T07:30:00.000000Z
time_coverage_end: 2018-02-01T01:30:00.000Z
time_of_last_valid_obs: 2018-02-01T06:56:45.998173Z
product_name_duration: M01
creator_institution: Goddard Space Flight Center - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
product_version: v02.38.00
product_name_platform: AQUA
product_name: SNDR.AQUA.AIRS.20180101.M01.L3_CLIMCAPS_QCS.std.v02_38.G.210309120145.nc
product_name_variant: std
product_name_version: v02_38
product_name_producer: G
product_name_timestamp: 210309120145
gran_id: 20180101
id: 10.5067/9UYH1Z35DOC8
naming_authority: http://dx.doi.org/
identifier_product_doi: 10.5067/9UYH1Z35DOC8
identifier_product_doi_authority: http://dx.doi.org/
algorithm_version: L2: CLIMCAPS v02.01.00 Aqua AIRS-only; L3_CLIMCAPS_QCS Daily: v02_38; L3_CLIMCAPS_QCS Monthly: v02_38
production_host: Linux gs6102dsc-ac18 3.10.0-1160.15.2.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Feb 3 15:06:38 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
input_file_names: SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018001.0000.2.2021067004711.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018002.0000.2.2021067004711.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018003.0000.2.2021067004711.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018004.0000.2.2021067004711.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018005.0000.2.2021067004711.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018006.0000.2.2021067004721.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018007.0000.2.2021067004721.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018008.0000.2.2021067004721.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018009.0000.2.2021067004931.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018010.0000.2.2021067004941.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018011.0000.2.2021067004931.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018012.0000.2.2021067004931.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018013.0000.2.2021067004931.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018014.0000.2.2021067004931.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018015.0000.2.2021067004941.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018016.0000.2.2021067004941.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018017.0000.2.2021067004941.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018018.0000.2.2021067005624.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018019.0000.2.2021067005755.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018020.0000.2.2021067004941.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018021.0000.2.2021067004951.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018022.0000.2.2021067005043.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018023.0000.2.2021067005041.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018024.0000.2.2021067005053.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018025.0000.2.2021067005052.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018026.0000.2.2021067005052.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018027.0000.2.2021067005617.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018028.0000.2.2021067005633.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018029.0000.2.2021067005052.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018030.0000.2.2021067005052.hdf; SNDRAQIL3SDCCP.A2018031.0000.2.2021067005104.hdf; SNDR.AQUA.AIRS.L3_Monthly_CLIMCAPS.apf.190227000000.xml; l3_climcaps_airs_ir_mon_200526000000.nc;
input_file_types: AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; AIRS_L3; L3_AlgParam; L3_Template;
input_file_dates: 2018-01-01; 2018-01-02; 2018-01-03; 2018-01-04; 2018-01-05; 2018-01-06; 2018-01-07; 2018-01-08; 2018-01-09; 2018-01-10; 2018-01-11; 2018-01-12; 2018-01-13; 2018-01-14; 2018-01-15; 2018-01-16; 2018-01-17; 2018-01-18; 2018-01-19; 2018-01-20; 2018-01-21; 2018-01-22; 2018-01-23; 2018-01-24; 2018-01-25; 2018-01-26; 2018-01-27; 2018-01-28; 2018-01-29; 2018-01-30; 2018-01-31; N/A; N/A;
AutomaticQualityFlag: Passed
qa_no_data: FALSE
shortname: SNDRAQIL3SMCCP
metadata_link: http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/


Variables in this Dataset

obs_time_tai93_bnds: Array of 64 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][bnds_1d = 0..1]
units: seconds since 1993-01-01 00:00
valid_range: -2934835217.0000000, 3376598410.0000000
coordinates: orbit_pass
description: Nominal start and end time for observations included in grid
_FillValue: 9.9692099683868690e+36
coverage_content_type: referenceInformation
origname: obs_time_tai93_bnds
fullnamepath: /obs_time_tai93_bnds
obs_time_utc: Array of 16 bit Unsigned integers [orbit_pass = 0..1][utc_tuple = 0..7]
long_name: orbit pass grid midtime
coordinates: orbit_pass utc_tuple_lbl
description: Nominal midtime for observations included in grid as an array of integers: year, month, day, hour, minute, second, millisec, microsec
_FillValue: 65535
coverage_content_type: referenceInformation
origname: obs_time_utc
fullnamepath: /obs_time_utc
prior_surf_pres: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: Pa
ancillary_variables: prior_surf_pres_nobs prior_surf_pres_sdev
valid_range: 10000.00000, 120000.0000
long_name: surface pressure
standard_name: surface_air_pressure
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat
description: surface pressure from forecast for observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: SurfPres_Forecast
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: modelResult
origname: prior_surf_pres
fullnamepath: /prior_surf_pres
spec_hum: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][air_pres_h2o = 0..65][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: kg / kg
ancillary_variables: spec_hum_nobs spec_hum_sdev
valid_range: 0.000000000, 200.0000000
long_name: specific humidity
standard_name: specific_humidity
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 air_pres_h2o lon lat
description: mass fraction of water vapor in moist air
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: H2OMMRLevSup
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: spec_hum
fullnamepath: /spec_hum
obs_time_tai93: Array of 64 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1]
units: seconds since 1993-01-01 00:00
valid_range: -2934835217.0000000, 3376598410.0000000
long_name: orbit pass grid midtime
standard_name: time
coordinates: orbit_pass
description: Nominal midtime for observations included in grid
_FillValue: 9.9692099683868690e+36
coverage_content_type: referenceInformation
bounds: obs_time_tai93_bnds
origname: obs_time_tai93
fullnamepath: /obs_time_tai93
cld_frac: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
ancillary_variables: cld_frac_nobs
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1.000000000
long_name: cloud fraction
standard_name: cloud_area_fraction
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat
description: effective cloud fraction
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: CloudFrc
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: cld_frac
fullnamepath: /cld_frac
gp_hgt: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][air_pres = 0..99][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: m
ancillary_variables: gp_hgt_nobs gp_hgt_sdev
valid_range: -200.0000000, 100000.0000
long_name: geopotential height
standard_name: geopotential_height
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat
description: Geopotential is the sum of the specific gravitational potential energy relative to the geoid and the specific centripetal potential energy. Geopotential height is the geopotential divided by the standard acceleration due to gravity.
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: GPHeight
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: gp_hgt
fullnamepath: /gp_hgt
rel_hum: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][air_pres_h2o = 0..65][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
ancillary_variables: rel_hum_nobs rel_hum_sdev
valid_range: 0.000000000, 2.000000000
long_name: relative humidity profile
standard_name: relative_humidity
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 air_pres_h2o lon lat
description: relative humidity over equilibrium phase
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: RelHum
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: rel_hum
fullnamepath: /rel_hum
lat_bnds: Array of 32 bit Reals [lat = 0..179][bnds_1d = 0..1]
units: degrees_north
valid_range: -90.00000000, 90.00000000
long_name: Degrees longitude boundaries
description: min and max degrees for each longitude grid cell
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: coordinate
origname: lat_bnds
fullnamepath: /lat_bnds
utc_tuple_lbl: Array of Strings [utc_tuple = 0..7]
long_name: UTC date/time parts
description: names of the elements of UTC when it is expressed as an array of integers year,month,day,hour,minute,second,millisecond,microsecond
coverage_content_type: auxiliaryInformation
origname: utc_tuple_lbl
fullnamepath: /utc_tuple_lbl
cld_pres_lay_bnds: Array of 32 bit Reals [cld_pres_lay = 0..2][bnds_1d = 0..1]
units: Pa
long_name: cloud pressure layer boundaries
axis: Z
description: min and max pressure for coarse cloud layers
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: coordinate
origname: cld_pres_lay_bnds
fullnamepath: /cld_pres_lay_bnds
surf_air_temp: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: Kelvin
ancillary_variables: surf_air_temp_nobs surf_air_temp_sdev
valid_range: 100.0000000, 400.0000000
long_name: near-surface temperature
standard_name: air_temperature
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat
description: near-surface air temperature (~2 meters above surface)
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: SurfAirTemp
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: surf_air_temp
fullnamepath: /surf_air_temp
cld_pres_lay_lbl: Array of Strings [cld_pres_lay = 0..2]
long_name: Cloud layer names
description: Altitude labels for cloud pressure layers
coverage_content_type: auxillaryInformation
origname: cld_pres_lay_lbl
fullnamepath: /cld_pres_lay_lbl
sdev_prior_surf_pres_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: Pa
long_name: prior_surf_pres stddev
description: prior_surf_pres standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: prior_surf_pres_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/prior_surf_pres_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_o3_tot_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: kg / m2
long_name: o3_tot stddev
description: o3_tot standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: o3_tot_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/o3_tot_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_cld_top_pres_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: Pa
long_name: cld_top_pres stddev
description: cld_top_pres standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: cld_top_pres_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/cld_top_pres_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_surf_alt_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: surf_alt stddev
description: surf_alt standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: surf_alt_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/surf_alt_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_gp_hgt_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][air_pres = 0..99][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: m
long_name: gp_hgt stddev
description: gp_hgt standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: gp_hgt_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/gp_hgt_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_air_pres sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_co2_vmr_uppertrop_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: m3 / m3
long_name: co2_vmr_uppertrop stddev
description: co2_vmr_uppertrop standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: co2_vmr_uppertrop_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/co2_vmr_uppertrop_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_spec_hum_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][air_pres_h2o = 0..65][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: kg / kg
long_name: spec_hum stddev
description: spec_hum standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: spec_hum_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/spec_hum_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_air_pres_h2o sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_co_mmr_midtrop_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: kg / kg
long_name: co_mmr_midtrop stddev
description: co_mmr_midtrop standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: co_mmr_midtrop_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/co_mmr_midtrop_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_ch4_mmr_midtrop_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: kg / kg
long_name: ch4_mmr_midtrop stddev
description: ch4_mmr_midtrop standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: ch4_mmr_midtrop_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/ch4_mmr_midtrop_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_rel_hum_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][air_pres_h2o = 0..65][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: rel_hum stddev
description: rel_hum standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: rel_hum_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/rel_hum_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_air_pres_h2o sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_air_temp_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][air_pres = 0..99][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: Kelvin
long_name: air_temp stddev
description: air_temp standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: air_temp_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/air_temp_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_air_pres sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_tpause_pres_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: Pa
long_name: tpause_pres stddev
description: tpause_pres standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: tpause_pres_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/tpause_pres_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_h2o_vap_tot_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: kg / m2
long_name: h2o_vap_tot stddev
description: h2o_vap_tot standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: h2o_vap_tot_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/h2o_vap_tot_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_surf_temp_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: Kelvin
long_name: surf_temp stddev
description: surf_temp standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: surf_temp_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/surf_temp_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_surf_ir_emis_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][surf_wnum_ir = 0..3][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: surf_ir_emis stddev
description: surf_ir_emis standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: surf_ir_emis_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/surf_ir_emis_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_lon sdev_lat
sdev_surf_air_temp_sdev: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: Kelvin
long_name: surf_air_temp stddev
description: surf_air_temp standard deviation
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: surf_air_temp_sdev
fullnamepath: /sdev/surf_air_temp_sdev
coordinates: sdev_orbit_pass sdev_obs_time_tai93 sdev_lon sdev_lat
ch4_mmr_midtrop: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: kg / kg
ancillary_variables: ch4_mmr_midtrop_nobs ch4_mmr_midtrop_sdev
long_name: CH4 midtroposphere MMR to dry air
standard_name: mass_fraction_of_methane_in_air
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat
description: Methane mass mixing ratio to dry air at 40000 Pa, near the peak of sensitivity
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: ch4_mmr_midtrop
fullnamepath: /ch4_mmr_midtrop
o3_tot: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: kg / m2
ancillary_variables: o3_tot_nobs o3_tot_sdev
long_name: total ozone
standard_name: atmosphere_mass_content_of_ozone
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat
description: Total column ozone. (Multiply by 4.670e5 to convert to Dobson Units from kg m^-2)
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: TotO3
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: o3_tot
fullnamepath: /o3_tot
lay_cld_frac: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][cld_pres_lay = 0..2][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
ancillary_variables: cld_frac_nobs
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1.000000000
long_name: layer cloud fraction
standard_name: cloud_area_fraction
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat cld_pres_lay_lbl
description: coarse layer effective cloud fraction
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: CoarseCloudFrc
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: lay_cld_frac
fullnamepath: /lay_cld_frac
surf_ir_emis: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][surf_wnum_ir = 0..3][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
ancillary_variables: surf_ir_emis_nobs surf_ir_emis_sdev
valid_range: 0.000000000, 1.000000000
long_name: IR surface emissivity
standard_name: surface_longwave_emissivity
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat
description: infrared surface emissivity
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: EmisIR
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: surf_ir_emis
fullnamepath: /surf_ir_emis
surf_alt: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: m
ancillary_variables: surf_alt_nobs surf_alt_sdev
valid_range: -500.0000000, 10000.00000
long_name: surface altitude
standard_name: surface_altitude
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat
description: mean surface altitude wrt earth model for observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: Topography
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: referenceInformation
origname: surf_alt
fullnamepath: /surf_alt
nobs_air_temp_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][air_pres = 0..99][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: air_temp num obs
standard_name: air_temperature number_of_observations
description: air_temp number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: air_temp_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/air_temp_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_air_pres nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_surf_alt_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: surf_alt num obs
standard_name: surface_altitude number_of_observations
description: surf_alt number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: surf_alt_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/surf_alt_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_gp_hgt_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][air_pres = 0..99][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: gp_hgt num obs
standard_name: geopotential_height number_of_observations
description: gp_hgt number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: gp_hgt_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/gp_hgt_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_air_pres nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_spec_hum_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][air_pres_h2o = 0..65][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: spec_hum num obs
standard_name: specific_humidity number_of_observations
description: spec_hum number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: spec_hum_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/spec_hum_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_air_pres_h2o nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_cld_frac_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: cld_frac num obs
standard_name: cloud_area_fraction number_of_observations
description: cld_frac number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: cld_frac_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/cld_frac_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_prior_surf_pres_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: prior_surf_pres num obs
standard_name: surface_air_pressure number_of_observations
description: prior_surf_pres number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: prior_surf_pres_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/prior_surf_pres_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_h2o_vap_tot_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: h2o_vap_tot num obs
standard_name: atmosphere_mass_content_of_water_vapor number_of_observations
description: h2o_vap_tot number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: h2o_vap_tot_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/h2o_vap_tot_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_co2_vmr_uppertrop_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: co2_vmr_uppertrop num obs
description: co2_vmr_uppertrop number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: co2_vmr_uppertrop_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/co2_vmr_uppertrop_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_o3_tot_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: o3_tot num obs
standard_name: atmosphere_mass_content_of_ozone number_of_observations
description: o3_tot number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: o3_tot_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/o3_tot_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_cld_top_pres_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: cld_top_pres num obs
standard_name: pressure_at_effective_cloud_top_defined_by_infrared_radiation number_of_observations
description: cld_top_pres number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: cld_top_pres_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/cld_top_pres_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_surf_air_temp_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: surf_air_temp num obs
standard_name: air_temperature number_of_observations
description: surf_air_temp number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: surf_air_temp_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/surf_air_temp_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_surf_ir_emis_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][surf_wnum_ir = 0..3][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: surf_ir_emis num obs
standard_name: surface_longwave_emissivity number_of_observations
description: surf_ir_emis number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: surf_ir_emis_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/surf_ir_emis_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_co_mmr_midtrop_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: co_mmr_midtrop num obs
standard_name: mass_fraction_of_carbon_monoxide_in_air number_of_observations
description: co_mmr_midtrop number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: co_mmr_midtrop_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/co_mmr_midtrop_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_ch4_mmr_midtrop_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: ch4_mmr_midtrop num obs
standard_name: mass_fraction_of_methane_in_air number_of_observations
description: ch4_mmr_midtrop number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: ch4_mmr_midtrop_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/ch4_mmr_midtrop_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_surf_temp_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: surf_temp num obs
standard_name: surface_temperature number_of_observations
description: surf_temp number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: surf_temp_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/surf_temp_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_tpause_pres_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: tpause_pres num obs
standard_name: tropopause_air_pressure number_of_observations
description: tpause_pres number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: tpause_pres_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/tpause_pres_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_rel_hum_nobs: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][air_pres_h2o = 0..65][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: rel_hum num obs
standard_name: relative_humidity number_of_observations
description: rel_hum number of observations
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: rel_hum_nobs
fullnamepath: /nobs/rel_hum_nobs
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_air_pres_h2o nobs_lon nobs_lat
nobs_nobs_max: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: max obs
standard_name: number_of_observations
description: Maximum number of observations including those for which no value was retrieved. Can be used with *_nobs to calculate yield.
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: TotalCounts
cell_methods: area: sum
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: nobs_max
fullnamepath: /nobs/nobs_max
coordinates: nobs_orbit_pass nobs_obs_time_tai93 nobs_lon nobs_lat
dof_air_temp_dof: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: Air temp DOFs
description: The trace of the averaging kernel matrix as a measure of the number of pieces of information about the air temperature profile provided by the physical retrieval step.
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: air_temp_dof
fullnamepath: /dof/air_temp_dof
coordinates: dof_orbit_pass dof_obs_time_tai93 dof_lon dof_lat
dof_surf_temp_dof: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: Surface DOFs
description: The trace of the averaging kernel matrix as a measure of the number of pieces of information about the surface provided by the physical retrieval step.
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: surf_temp_dof
fullnamepath: /dof/surf_temp_dof
coordinates: dof_orbit_pass dof_obs_time_tai93 dof_lon dof_lat
dof_h2o_vap_dof: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: Water vapor DOFs
description: The trace of the averaging kernel matrix as a measure of the number of pieces of information about the water vapor profile provided by the physical retrieval step.
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: h2o_vap_dof
fullnamepath: /dof/h2o_vap_dof
coordinates: dof_orbit_pass dof_obs_time_tai93 dof_lon dof_lat
dof_ch4_dof: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: Methane DOFs
description: The trace of the averaging kernel matrix as a measure of the number of pieces of information about the methane profile provided by the physical retrieval step.
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: ch4_dof
fullnamepath: /dof/ch4_dof
coordinates: dof_orbit_pass dof_obs_time_tai93 dof_lon dof_lat
dof_co_dof: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: Carbon Monoxide DOFs
description: The trace of the averaging kernel matrix as a measure of the number of pieces of information about the carbon monoxide profile provided by the physical retrieval step.
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: co_dof
fullnamepath: /dof/co_dof
coordinates: dof_orbit_pass dof_obs_time_tai93 dof_lon dof_lat
dof_o3_dof: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: Ozone DOFs
description: The trace of the averaging kernel matrix as a measure of the number of pieces of information about the ozone profile provided by the physical retrieval step.
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: o3_dof
fullnamepath: /dof/o3_dof
coordinates: dof_orbit_pass dof_obs_time_tai93 dof_lon dof_lat
dof_co2_dof: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: 1
long_name: Carbon Dioxide DOFs
description: The trace of the averaging kernel matrix as a measure of the number of pieces of information about the carbon dioxide profile provided by the physical retrieval step.
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: qualityInformation
origname: co2_dof
fullnamepath: /dof/co2_dof
coordinates: dof_orbit_pass dof_obs_time_tai93 dof_lon dof_lat
surf_temp: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: Kelvin
ancillary_variables: surf_temp_nobs surf_temp_sdev
valid_range: 100.0000000, 400.0000000
long_name: surface skin temperature
standard_name: surface_temperature
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat
description: radiative temperature of the surface
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: SurfSkinTemp
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: surf_temp
fullnamepath: /surf_temp
air_temp: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][air_pres = 0..99][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: Kelvin
ancillary_variables: air_temp_nobs air_temp_sdev
valid_range: 100.0000000, 400.0000000
long_name: air temperature profile
standard_name: air_temperature
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 air_pres lon lat
description: air temperature profile on 100 levels
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: TAirSup
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: air_temp
fullnamepath: /air_temp
co2_vmr_uppertrop: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: m3 / m3
ancillary_variables: co2_vmr_uppertrop_nobs co2_vmr_uppertrop_sdev
long_name: CO2 upper troposphere VMR
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat
description: Carbon Monoxide volume mixing ratio to dry air between 20,000-50,000 Pa, near the peak of sensitivity
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: co2_vmr_uppertrop
fullnamepath: /co2_vmr_uppertrop
tpause_pres: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: Pa
ancillary_variables: tpause_pres_nobs tpause_pres_sdev
valid_range: 0.000000000, 100000.0000
long_name: tropopause pressure
standard_name: tropopause_air_pressure
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat
description: tropopause pressure, where tropopause is determined according to the WMO definition
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: TropPres
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: tpause_pres
fullnamepath: /tpause_pres
h2o_vap_tot: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: kg / m2
ancillary_variables: h2o_vap_tot_nobs h2o_vap_tot_sdev
long_name: total water vapor
standard_name: atmosphere_mass_content_of_water_vapor
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat
description: total precipitable water vapor
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: totH2OVap
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: h2o_vap_tot
fullnamepath: /h2o_vap_tot
cld_top_pres: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: Pa
ancillary_variables: cld_top_pres_nobs cld_top_pres_sdev
valid_range: 1000.000000, 120000.0000
long_name: cloud top pressure
standard_name: pressure_at_effective_cloud_top_defined_by_infrared_radiation
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat
description: cloud top pressure
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: CloudTopPres
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: cld_top_pres
fullnamepath: /cld_top_pres
co_mmr_midtrop: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1][lat = 0..179][lon = 0..359]
units: kg / kg
ancillary_variables: co_mmr_midtrop_nobs co_mmr_midtrop_sdev
long_name: CO midtroposphere MMR to dry air
standard_name: mass_fraction_of_carbon_monoxide_in_air
coordinates: orbit_pass obs_time_tai93 lon lat
description: Carbon Monoxide mass mixing ratio to dry air at 50000 Pa, near the peak of sensitivity
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
cell_methods: area: mean
coverage_content_type: physicalMeasurement
origname: co_mmr_midtrop
fullnamepath: /co_mmr_midtrop
lon_bnds: Array of 32 bit Reals [lon = 0..359][bnds_1d = 0..1]
units: degrees_east
valid_range: -180.0000000, 180.0000000
long_name: Degrees longitude boundaries
description: min and max degrees for each longitude grid cell
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: coordinate
origname: lon_bnds
fullnamepath: /lon_bnds
air_pres: Array of 32 bit Reals [air_pres = 0..99]
valid_range: 0.000000000, 120000.0000
long_name: pressure levels
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: coordinate
standard_name: air_pressure
axis: Z
units: Pa
description: pressure levels
origname: air_pres
fullnamepath: /air_pres
air_pres_h2o: Array of 32 bit Reals [air_pres_h2o = 0..65]
valid_range: 0.000000000, 120000.0000
long_name: H2O pressure levels
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: coordinate
standard_name: air_pressure
axis: Z
units: Pa
description: H2O vapor pressure levels
origname: air_pres_h2o
fullnamepath: /air_pres_h2o
bnds_1d: Array of 32 bit Reals [bnds_1d = 0..1]
cld_pres_lay: Array of 32 bit Reals [cld_pres_lay = 0..2]
units: Pa
long_name: cloud pressure layers
standard_name: air_pressure
coordinates: cld_pres_lay_lbl
axis: Z
description: coarse cloud pressure layers
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: coordinate
bounds: cld_pres_lay_bnds
origname: cld_pres_lay
fullnamepath: /cld_pres_lay
lat: Array of 32 bit Reals [lat = 0..179]
units: degrees_north
valid_range: -90.00000000, 90.00000000
long_name: Degrees latitude
standard_name: latitude
axis: Y
description: Degrees latitude
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: YDim
coverage_content_type: coordinate
bounds: lat_bnds
origname: lat
fullnamepath: /lat
lon: Array of 32 bit Reals [lon = 0..359]
units: degrees_east
valid_range: -180.0000000, 180.0000000
long_name: Degrees longitude
standard_name: longitude
axis: X
description: Degrees longitude
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
AIRS_HDF_name: XDim
coverage_content_type: coordinate
bounds: lon_bnds
origname: lon
fullnamepath: /lon
orbit_pass: Array of 32 bit Reals [orbit_pass = 0..1]
units: hours
valid_range: 0.000000000, 24.00000000
long_name: Equatorial crossing time
description: Nominal solar time when the spacecraft passes over the equator. Orbit pass bounds are defined by closest approach of the spacecraft to the poles.
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: coordinate
origname: orbit_pass
fullnamepath: /orbit_pass
surf_wnum_ir: Array of 32 bit Reals [surf_wnum_ir = 0..3]
units: cm-1
valid_range: 100.0000000, 3000.000000
long_name: IR surface emissivity frequencies
standard_name: sensor_band_central_radiation_wavenumber
description: Infrared surface emissivity frequencies
_FillValue: 9.969209968e+36
coverage_content_type: coordinate
origname: surf_wnum_ir
fullnamepath: /surf_wnum_ir
utc_tuple: Array of 32 bit Reals [utc_tuple = 0..7]