Measurement : Ozone

Ozone measurements are given in Dobson units and are integers with 3 significant figures. A Dobson Unit represents the physical thickness of the ozone layer if it were brought to the Earth's surface. A value of 300 Dobson units equals three millimeters.

Categories
Atmospheric State

Instruments

The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes.

  • ARM Instruments
    • AOS : Aerosol Observing System
    • OZONE : Ozone Monitor
    • TRACEGAS : Trace gas concentrations
  • External Instruments
    • OMI : Ozone Monitoring Instrument
    • TOMS : Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer
  • Field Campaign Instruments
    • AOS : Aerosol Observing System
    • OZONE : Ozone Monitor
    • O3SONDE : Ozone Sonde, from Fall 1995 IOP
    • SMART : Surface-Sensing Measurements for Atmospheric Radiative Transfer
    • TOMS : Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer
    • UV-MFRSR : Ultraviolet Multifilter Rotating Shadowband Radiometer
    • UV-RADIOM : Ultraviolet Radiometer
    • CITATION : University of North Dakota Citation Aircraft

Value-Added Products

  • RIPBE : Radiatively Important Parameters Best Estimate (Process)
    • RIPBE1MCFARLANE : Radiatively Important Parameters Best Estimate profiles derived with first McFarlane algorithm

Datastreams

  • AOS : Aerosol Observing System Datastreams
    • AOS : Aerosol Observing System (AOS): aerosol data, 1-min
    • AOSOZONE : AOS: O3 measurements
  • OZONE : Ozone Monitor Datastreams
  • OMI : Ozone Monitoring Instrument Datastreams
    • OMI : Ozone Monitoring Instrument
  • TOMS : Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer Datastreams
    • TOMS : Total Ozone Mapping Experiment Spectrometer