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POLDER/PARASOL Global gridded atmospheric products - Level-3

The Gridded atmospheric product includes a reprojected version of all Level-2 and Level-3 atmospheric parameters (aerosol and cloud) in a cylindrical (i.e. equi-rectangular) projection grid at 1/6 deg. (18.5 km) resolution in HDF-EOS format. For details about the gridded atmospheric product, see POLDER/PARASOL Gridded Atmosphere Product.

Version history:

PR_ATM Version 12.07.2: Released September 2015

File description: POLDER3_PR_ATM_TAUA_D


Product file format: HDF4

Product datasets

Dataset DataType Dimensions units valid_range scale_factor add_offset _FillValue Missing_Output long_name
Beginning of group : LatLon 6 pixels per degree
Beginning of group : LatLon 6 pixels per degree/Data Fields
TAUA01 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA1
TAUA02 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA2
TAUA03 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA3
TAUA04 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA4
TAUA05 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA5
TAUA06 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA6
TAUA07 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA7
TAUA08 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA8
TAUA09 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA9
TAUA10 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA10
TAUA11 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA11
TAUA12 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA12
TAUA13 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA13
TAUA14 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA14
TAUA15 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA15
TAUA16 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA16
TAUA17 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA17
TAUA18 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA18
TAUA19 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA19
TAUA20 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA20
TAUA21 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA21
TAUA22 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA22
TAUA23 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA23
TAUA24 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA24
TAUA25 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA25
TAUA26 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA26
TAUA27 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA27
TAUA28 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA28
TAUA29 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA29
TAUA30 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA30
TAUA31 uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA31
End of group : LatLon 6 pixels per degree/Data Fields
Beginning of group : LatLon 6 pixels per degree/Grid Attributes
End of group : LatLon 6 pixels per degree/Grid Attributes
End of group : LatLon 6 pixels per degree



Product global attributes

Global attribute DataType Dimensions Value
HDFEOSVersion string 1 HDFEOS_V2.14
StructMetadata.0 string 1 GROUP=SwathStructure
END_GROUP=SwathStructure
GROUP=GridStructure
GROUP=GRID_1
GridName="LatLon 6 pixels per degree"
XDim=2160
YDim=1080
UpperLeftPointMtrs=(10007554.677000,-20015109.354000)
LowerRightMtrs=(-10007554.677000,20015109.354000)
Projection=GCTP_EQRECT
ProjParams=(6371007.180000,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0)
SphereCode=0
GROUP=Dimension
OBJECT=Dimension_1
DimensionName="longitude"
Size=2160
END_OBJECT=Dimension_1
OBJECT=Dimension_2
DimensionName="latitude"
Size=1080
END_OBJECT=Dimension_2
END_GROUP=Dimension
GROUP=DataField
OBJECT=DataField_1
DataFieldName="TAUA01"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_1
OBJECT=DataField_2
DataFieldName="TAUA02"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_2
OBJECT=DataField_3
DataFieldName="TAUA03"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_3
OBJECT=DataField_4
DataFieldName="TAUA04"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_4
OBJECT=DataField_5
DataFieldName="TAUA05"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_5
OBJECT=DataField_6
DataFieldName="TAUA06"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_6
OBJECT=DataField_7
DataFieldName="TAUA07"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_7
OBJECT=DataField_8
DataFieldName="TAUA08"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_8
OBJECT=DataField_9
DataFieldName="TAUA09"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_9
OBJECT=DataField_10
DataFieldName="TAUA10"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_10
OBJECT=DataField_11
DataFieldName="TAUA11"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_11
OBJECT=DataField_12
DataFieldName="TAUA12"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_12
OBJECT=DataField_13
DataFieldName="TAUA13"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_13
OBJECT=DataField_14
DataFieldName="TAUA14"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_14
OBJECT=DataField_15
DataFieldName="TAUA15"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_15
OBJECT=DataField_16
DataFieldName="TAUA16"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_16
OBJECT=DataField_17
DataFieldName="TAUA17"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_17
OBJECT=DataField_18
DataFieldName="TAUA18"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_18
OBJECT=DataField_19
DataFieldName="TAUA19"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_19
OBJECT=DataField_20
DataFieldName="TAUA20"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_20
OBJECT=DataField_21
DataFieldName="TAUA21"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_21
OBJECT=DataField_22
DataFieldName="TAUA22"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_22
OBJECT=DataField_23
DataFieldName="TAUA23"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_23
OBJECT=DataField_24
DataFieldName="TAUA24"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_24
OBJECT=DataField_25
DataFieldName="TAUA25"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_25
OBJECT=DataField_26
DataFieldName="TAUA26"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_26
OBJECT=DataField_27
DataFieldName="TAUA27"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_27
OBJECT=DataField_28
DataFieldName="TAUA28"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_28
OBJECT=DataField_29
DataFieldName="TAUA29"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_29
OBJECT=DataField_30
DataFieldName="TAUA30"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_30
OBJECT=DataField_31
DataFieldName="TAUA31"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_31
END_GROUP=DataField
GROUP=MergedFields
END_GROUP=MergedFields
END_GROUP=GRID_1
END_GROUP=GridStructure
GROUP=PointStructure
END_GROUP=PointStructure
END
title string 1 POLDER ATMOSPHERE GLOBAL PRODUCTS
platform string 1 PARASOL
instrument string 1 POLDER 3
processing agency string 1 CGTD ICARE
processing country string 1 France
email string 1 cgtd@icare.univ-lille1.fr
product level string 1 level 3
file creation date string 1 Thu Jun 04 16:30:03 2015
product identification string 1 ATM_TAUA_D_1001.hdf
revision_ATM string 1 120721
revision_BR2 string 1 181923
revision_TE2 string 1 101120
revision_OC2 string 1 111120
revision_BR3 string 1 080620
revision_AC3 string 1 070520
revision_OC3 string 1 070720
history string 1

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