ALADIN Processor Releases

Major processor releases are scheduled twice per year. A detailed description and relevant documentation can be found in Aeolus Data Catalogue.

The periods covering the availability of the Aeolus data products in the various processing baseline versions as well as the main products quality improvements of the current and previous baseline versions, together with a detailed description of the reprocessed datasets can be found in the table below:

Processor release Period of validity Description
Baseline 15 13 September 2022 - present B15 summary of changes
Baseline 14 29 March 2022 - 13 September 2022 B14 summary of changes

Baseline 14 Third Reprocessing Campaign

31 August 2018 - 16 June 2019* 3rd Reprocessing Campaign Technical Note
Baseline 13 6 December 2021 - present B13 summary of changes
Baseline 12 26 May – 6 December 2021 B12 technical note
Baseline 11 8 October 2020 – 26 May 2021 B11 technical note
Baseline 11 Second reprocessing campaign 28 June 2020 – 10 October 2021* 2nd Reprocessing Campaign technical note
Baseline 10 20 April – 8 October 2020 1st Reprocessing Campaign technical note
Baseline 10 First reprocessing campaign 28 June – 31 December 2019

 

*Note: The two reprocessed datasets cover the longest and most stable Aeolus product collections for each acquisition instrument respectively:

  • Laser A in Baseline 14 (In operation from August 2018 to June 2019 when the laser B instrument was activated)
  • Laser B in Baseline 11 in operation from June 2019 to October 2022