DISCOVER-AQ Level 2
Entry Title: DISCOVER-AQ Ground-based Lidar Aerosol Measurements

Entry ID: DISCOVER-AQ_Ground_Remote_Sensing_Aerosol_Data_1
Field Campaigns
Description

DISCOVER-AQ_Ground_Remote_Sensing_Aerosol_Data are ground-based lidar measurements of extinction, backscattering profiles and aerosol optical depth (AOD) at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) site during the first deployment of the Deriving Information on Surface Conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality project (DISCOVER-AQ). Data collection is complete.

DOI

10.5067/ASDC_DAAC/DISCOVER-AQ/0007

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • AIR QUALITY
  • AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS
  • AEROSOLS
  • AEROSOL BACKSCATTER
  • Airborne Science Data
  • Navigational Data
Data Distribution

File Format(s):

HDF5

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Spatial Information

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Spatial Coverage: (39.2, 39.3), (-76.72, -76.7)
Spatial Coverage Type: Not provided
Coordinate System: Cartesian
Granule Spatial Representation: Cartesian
Locations

NORTH AMERICA
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2011-07-01 - 2013-01-18
Platforms

In Situ Land-based Platforms
GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
LIDAR
Light Detection and Ranging
Metadata Dates

Created on 2014-03-26
Last updated on 2020-11-09