MOPITT Level 2
Entry Title: MOPITT Derived CO (Near Infrared Radiances) V008

Entry ID: MOP02N_8
Tropospheric Composition
Description

MOP02N_8 is the Measurements Of Pollution In The Troposphere (MOPITT) Derived carbon monoxide (CO) (Near Infrared Radiances) version 8 dataset. It consists of geo-located, retrieved CO profiles and total column amounts for CO. Ancillary data concerning surface properties and cloud conditions at the locations of the retrieved parameters are also included. Each retrieval is accompanied by an estimated error. MOPITT was successfully launched into sun-synchronous polar orbit aboard Terra, NASA's first Earth Observing System spacecraft, on December 18, 1999. The MOPITT instrument was constructed by a consortium of Canadian companies and funded by the Space Science Division of the Canadian Space Agency. Data collection for this product was completed in March of 2020. Data collection for this product was completed in March of 2020.

DOI

10.5067/TERRA/MOPITT/MOP02N_L2.008

Citation Styles for this Dataset
Publications which Cite this Collection

Martínez-Alonso, Sara; Deeter, Merritt N.; Baier, Bianca C.; McKain, Kathryn; Worden, Helen; Borsdorff, Tobias; Sweeney, Colm; Aben, Ilse (2022). Evaluation of MOPITT and TROPOMI carbon monoxide retrievals using AirCore in situ vertical profiles.


Deeter, Merritt; Francis, Gene; Gille, John; Mao, Debbie; Martínez-Alonso, Sara; Worden, Helen; Ziskin, Dan; Drummond, James; Commane, Róisín; Diskin, Glenn; McKain, Kathryn (2021). The MOPITT Version 9 CO product: sampling enhancements and validation.


Martínez-Alonso, Sara; Deeter, Merritt; Worden, Helen; Borsdorff, Tobias; Aben, Ilse; Commane, Róisin; Daube, Bruce; Francis, Gene; George, Maya; Landgraf, Jochen; Mao, Debbie; McKain, Kathryn; Wofsy, Steven (2018). 1.5 years of TROPOMI CO measurements: comparisons to MOPITT and ATom.


Resources and Documentation

Earthdata Forum

DOWNLOAD SOFTWARE

MOPITT Level 2 Viewer Tool Software Package - Direct File Download (.tar)

GOTO WEB TOOL

MOPITT Search and Subsetting Web Application

Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC): Giovanni - Interactive Visualization and Analysis software

PROFESSIONAL HOME PAGE

University of Toronto MOPITT Overview

TERRA Overview

PROJECT HOME PAGE

Terra Instrument home page

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR
  • ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE
  • SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • SURFACE PRESSURE
  • WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
  • ATMOSPHERIC CARBON MONOXIDE > CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS
  • CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS
  • ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO)
Data Distribution

File Format(s):

HDF-EOS5

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Spatial Information

spatial-coverage-map
Spatial Coverage: (S: -90, N: 90), (W: -180, E: 180)
Spatial Coverage Type: Horizontal Vertical
Coordinate System: Cartesian
Granule Spatial Representation: Cartesian
Locations

GEOGRAPHIC REGION GLOBAL
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2000-03-03 - Present
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
Terra
Earth Observing System, TERRA (AM-1)
MOPITT
Measurements of Pollution In The Troposphere
2.3um Radiometer 2.4um Radiometer 4.7um Radiometer
Metadata Dates

Created on 2019-06-05
Last updated on 2022-05-03