SAGE III-ISS Level 1B
Entry Title: SAGE III/ISS L1B Monthly Solar Event Transmission Data (NetCDF) V052

Entry ID: g3btmnc_52
Aerosols
Description

g3btmnc_52 is the Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment III (SAGE III) on the International Space Station (ISS) (SAGE III/ISS) Level 1 Monthly Solar Event Species Profiles (NetCDF) V052 data product. It contains pixel group transmission profiles for a month of solar events (the last day of each month is omitted) . SAGE III was Launched on February 19, 2017 on a SpaceX Falcon 9 from Kennedy Space Center, SAGE III-ISS is the second instrument from the SAGE III project, externally mounted on the ISS. This ISS-based instrument uses a technique known as occultation, which involves looking at the light from the Sun or Moon as it passes through Earth's atmosphere at the edge, or limb, of the planet to provide long-term monitoring of ozone vertical profiles of the stratosphere and mesosphere. The data provided by SAGE III-ISS includes key components of atmospheric composition and their long-term variability, focusing on the study of aerosols, chlorine dioxide, clouds, nitrogen dioxide, nitrogen trioxide, pressure and temperature, and water vapor. SAGE data has historically been used by the World Meteorological Organization to inform their periodic assessments of ozone depletion. These new observations from the International Space Station will continue the SAGE team's contributions to ongoing scientific understanding of the Earth's atmosphere.

DOI

10.5067/ISS/SAGEIII/SOLAR_NetCDF4_L1B-V5.2

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • TRACE GASES/TRACE SPECIES
  • ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS
  • ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION
  • WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • AEROSOLS
  • OZONE > OXYGEN COMPOUNDS
  • AEROSOL EXTINCTION
  • WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS
  • ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION
  • ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY
  • NITROGEN COMPOUNDS
  • ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
  • OXYGEN COMPOUNDS
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR
  • SHORTWAVE RADIATION
  • LONGWAVE RADIATION
  • DUST/ASH/SMOKE
  • NITROGEN DIOXIDE > NITROGEN COMPOUNDS
Data Distribution

Spatial Information

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

GEOGRAPHIC REGION GLOBAL
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2017-06-07 - Present
Platforms

Space Stations/Manned Spacecraft
ISS
International Space Station
SAGE III
Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment III
Pin Diode CCD LINEAR ARRAY
Metadata Dates

Created on 2021-10-18
Last updated on 2021-11-05