Aeolus preliminary HLOS (horizontal line-of-sight) wind observations for Rayleigh and Mie receivers

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30 Apr 2020

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The Level 1B wind product of the Aeolus mission contains the preliminary HLOS (horizontal line-of-sight) wind observations for Rayleigh and Mie receivers, which are generated in Near Real Time. Standard atmospheric correction (Rayleigh channel), receiver response and bias correction is applied. The product is generated within 3 hours after data acquisition.

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Spatial coverage: 

90 N, -90 S, -180 W, 180 E

Temporal coverage:

2020-04-20 - present

Date of launch:
2018-08-22
Operators:
ESA
Mission status:
onGoing
Orbit height:
320 km
Orbit type:
Sun-synchronous

Current Processor Version: Baseline B09

Resolution:

Horizontal resolution at measurement scale: 3 km; Horizontal resolution at observation scale for Rayleigh/Mie: 87/10 km

250-2000 m vertical resolution

Wavelengths: UV (0.01 - 0.4 µm)

Product types: ALD_U_N_1B

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level 1b,

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Open access

Users can access Aeolus L1B and L2B wind products:

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Utilisation of the Aeolus products is subject to ESA's Earth Observation Terms and Conditions. Users accessing Aeolus products are intrinsically acknowledging and accepting the above.

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Aeolus L1B Algorithm Theoretical Baseline Document
Level 1B processor algorithm description
Aeolus L1B Input/Output Data Definitions Interface Control Document
Level 1B data definition
Aeolus Sensor and Product Description
Aeolus Sensor and Product Description
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