Aeolus Scientific L2B Rayleigh/Mie wind product

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Description

The Level 2B wind product of the Aeolus mission is a geo-located consolidated HLOS (horizontal line-of-sight) wind observation with actual atmospheric correction applied to Rayleigh channel. The product is generated within 3 hours after data acquisition.

Details

DATA SET SPECIFICATIONS

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
Resolution:
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_2B

PROCESSING LEVEL

level 2b

APPLICABLE TERMS & CONDITIONS

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RESOURCES

Aeolus L2B Algorithm Theoretical Baseline Document
Level 2B processor algorithm description
Aeolus L2B/2C Processor Input/Output Data Definitions Interface Control Document
Level 2B/2C data definition
Aeolus Sensor and Product Description
Aeolus Sensor and Product Description
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