INTEXA Level 2
Entry Title: INTEX-A AIRMAP data

Entry ID: INTEXA_AIRMAP_1
Aerosols Tropospheric Composition Field Campaigns
Description

Intercontinental Chemical Transport Experiment - North America Phase A (INTEX-A) is an integrated atmospheric field experiment performed over North America. The study seeks to understand the transport and transformation of gases and aerosols on transcontinental/intercontinental scales and their impact on air quality and climate. A particular focus in this study is to quantify and characterize the inflow and outflow of pollution over North America. The main constituents of interest are ozone and precursors, aerosols and precursors, and the long-lived greenhouse gases. INTEX-NA is part of a larger international ITCT (Intercontinental Transport and Chemical Transformation) initiative. INTEX-NA goals are greatly facilitated and enhanced by a number of concurrent and coordinated national and international field campaigns and satellite observations. Synthesis of the ensemble of observation from surface, airborne, and space platforms, with the help of a hierarchy of models is an important goal of INTEX-NA.

DOI

10.5067/ASDCDAAC/INTEXA/0002

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Resources and Documentation

Earthdata Forum

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ASDC webpage for MISR Support of Field Campaigns

PROJECT HOME PAGE

INTEX-NA project home page

NTEX-NA Project Home Page

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • AIR QUALITY
  • AEROSOLS
Data Distribution

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Spatial Information

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Spatial Coverage: (-90, 90), (-180, 180)
Spatial Coverage Type: Horizontal
Coordinate System: Geodetic
Granule Spatial Representation: Geodetic
Locations

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2004-07-05 - 2004-07-05
Temporal Resolution: Variable
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
AQUA
Earth Observing System, AQUA
Instruments not applicable.
Aura
Earth Observing System, Aura
Instruments not applicable.
Terra
Earth Observing System, TERRA (AM-1)
Instruments not applicable.
ENVISAT
Environmental Satellite
Instruments not applicable.
In Situ Land-based Platforms
FIELD INVESTIGATION
FILTERABLE DEPOSIT JAR SAMPLER
DC8 DROPSONDES
Metadata Dates

Created on 2017-01-17
Last updated on 2019-05-15