Year of Tropical Convection (YOTC)

A special data set produced for the Year of Tropical Convection (YOTC). Specifically, it contains convection and cloud related A-Train satellite values collocated to CloudSat footprints for the period May 2008 to April 2010. Products include quantities from Calipso, MLS, AIRS, AMSR-E, CERES, MODIS and a number of fields from the specialized YOTC analysis produced by ECMWF.

General Documentation


AIRS on Aqua

AIRX2ret Product
AIRS L2 standard retrieval product using AIRS IR and AMSU
 
AMSR-E Product
AMSR-E Daily Geophysical Product

CALIOP on CALIPSO

CAL_LID_L2_05kmALay Product
CALIPSO Lidar Level 2 5km Aerosol Layer Data
CAL_LID_L2_05kmCLay Product
CALIPSO Lidar Level 2 5km Cloud Layer Data
CAL_LID_L2_05kmCPro Product
CALIPSO Lidar Level 2 5km Cloud Profile Data
CAL_LID_L2_40kmAPro Product
CALIPSO Lidar Level 2 Aerosol Profile data
CAL_LID_L2_VFM Product
CALIPSO Lidar Level 2 (Vertical Feature Mask data)
 

CERES on Aqua

CERES-SSF-Aqua-FM3-MODIS_Edition2D Product
Single Scanner Footprint TOA/Surface Fluxes and clouds
 

ECMWF

ERA_level_analysis Product
ERA Interim Atmospheric Model Analysis for Pressure Levels
ERA_surface_analysis Product
ERA Interim Atmospheric Model Analysis for Surface
YOTC_surface_analysis Product
YOTC Atmospheric Model Analysis for Surface

MLS on Aura

ML2CO.002 Product
MLS/Aura L2 Carbon Monoxide (CO) Mixing Ratio (Version 2.23)
ML2H2O.002 Product
MLS/Aura L2 Water Vapor (H2O) Mixing Ratio (Version 2.23)
ML2HNO3.002 Product
MLS/Aura L2 Nitric Acid (HNO3) Mixing Ratio (Version 2.23)
ML2IWC.002 Product
MLS/Aura L2 Cloud Ice Water Content (IWC)
ML2O3.002 Product
MLS/Aura L2 Ozone (O3) Mixing Ratio (Version 2.23)
MLST.002 Product
MLS/Aura L2 Temperature (TEMP)
 

MODIS on Aqua

MODIS_aerosol_5km Product
MODIS aerosol product with 5 km resolution (MOD04 format)
MODIS_cloud_1km Product
MODIS cloud product with 1 km resolution (MOD06 format)
MODIS_cloud_5km Product
MODIS cloud product with 5 km resolution (MOD06 format)