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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.
Jan 2003 to April 2012   validated
NO2 slant column BIRA-IASB
Jan 2003 to April 2012 *)    validated
Jan 2003 to April 2012      
NO2 tropospheric column IFE/IUP Bremen
Aug 2002 to end *)    validated
Jan 2003 to end   validated
Jan 2003 to end    
MPI Mainz/IUP Heidelberg
2003 to 2011     demonst.
NO2 profile IFE/IUP Bremen
Sep 2002 to April 2012 *)   
Aug 2002 to April 2012 *)    v3.01
MPI Mainz/IUP Heidelberg
Sep 2002 to April 2012 *)     
Environment Canada
on request   p. valid.
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NO2 vertical column by IFE/IUP Bremen (last update: 14-3-2006)
available data August 2002 - April 2012. Data are available on request. Daily and monthly pictures are available via the DOAS web site. Total NO2 columns over SCIAMACHY validation stations are available on the web.
point of contact Andreas Richter
algorithm description The algorithm is described in the Algorithm Document.
product details The format is plain ASCII with header of varying length. For each station, two files are created, one with daily averages and one with all individual overpasses.
Test products: NO2 total column for Ny-Alesund 2002: nya_no2_UB1_02.asc (ASCII, 9kB) nya_no2_UB1_02.all (ASCII, 0.6 MB).
validation results First validation results can be found via the DOAS web site

SCIAMACHY NO2 vertical column (IFE) 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)"

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