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Ron Brown Aerosol LIDAR Extinction Profiles [Welton]



This dataset consists of extinction profile data including height of uppermost aerosol layer, top of marine boundary layer, aerosol optical depths, extinction profiles, latitude and longitude, every 30 minutes.

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Spatial Type multiple
Frequency 30 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1999-02-24 00:00:00
End datetime 1999-03-15 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 25.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -25.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 50.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 100.00

Primary point of contact information

Ellsworth Judd Welton <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Welton, E., Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), NASA. 2007. Ron Brown Aerosol LIDAR Extinction Profiles. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 19 Oct 2021.

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