Product documentation

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_M


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
TAUA uint8 [latitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree,
longitude:LatLon 6 pixels per degree]
NONE [0, 250] 0.01 -0.0 255 NONE TAUA
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="TAUA"
DataType=DFNT_UINT8
DimList=("latitude","longitude")
END_OBJECT=DataField_1
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 16:30:04 2015
product identification string 1 ATM_TAUA_M_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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