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NO2 vertical column ESA
Aug 2002 to April 2012 *)  v3.01
IFE/IUP Bremen
Aug 2002 to April 2012 *)    p. valid.
KNMI/BIRA
Jan 2003 to April 2012   validated
NO2 slant column BIRA-IASB
Jan 2003 to April 2012 *)    validated
Dalhousie/SAO
Jan 2003 to April 2012      
NO2 tropospheric column IFE/IUP Bremen
Aug 2002 to end *)    validated
KNMI/BIRA
Jan 2003 to end   validated
Dalhousie/SAO
Jan 2003 to end    
MPI Mainz/IUP Heidelberg
2003 to 2011     demonst.
NO2 profile IFE/IUP Bremen
Sep 2002 to April 2012 *)   
ESA
Aug 2002 to April 2012 *)    v3.01
MPI Mainz/IUP Heidelberg
Sep 2002 to April 2012 *)     
Environment Canada
on request   p. valid.
*): some restrictions on data use, see product details (click on institute)
NO2 tropospheric column by MPI Mainz/IUP Heidelberg (last update: 5 Mar 2013)
available data Data are available for the period 2003 to 2011.
point of contact Steffen Beirle
algorithm description The algorithm is described in the Algorithm Document.
product details All details can be found in the Product Specification Document.
Sample data files of SCIAMACHY TVCDs and box-AMFs are provided here in plain text format. There is one TVCD and one box-AMF file per orbit: amf_20030118.zip and tvcd_20030118.zip (zip files).
validation results  


SCIAMACHY NO2 tropospheric column (IUP) validation literature:
  • NO2 profile retrieval using airborne multi axis UV-visible skylight absorption measurements over central Europe
    Bruns, M., S.A. Buehler, J.P. Burrows, A. Richter, A. Rozanov, P. Wang, K.P. Heue, U. Platt, I. Pundt and T. Wagner
    Abstract/Article: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 6, 3049–3058, 2006
    Product: NO2 vertical columns
    Institute: IUP- Bremen, IUP-Heidelberg
    Method: "Airborne multiaxis differential optical absorption spectrometer (AMAXDOAS)"
  • Formaldehyde and nitrogen dioxide over the remote western Pacific Ocean: SCIAMACHY and GOME-2 validation using ship-based MAX-DOAS observations
    Peters, E., F. Wittrock, K. Großmann, U. Frieß, A. Richter and J.P. Burrows
    Abstract/Article: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 12, 11179-11197, 2012
    Product: vertical tropospheric NO2 and HCHO columns and stratospheric NO2 columns
    Institute: IUP
    Method: Comparison with ship-borne MAXDOAS

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