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  • Aura/OMI Data measurements from Ozone Monitoring Instrument aboard the EOS-Aura spacecraft
  • Aura/MLS Data measurements from Microwave Limb Sounder aboard the EOS-Aura spacecraft
  • Aura/HIRDLS Data measurements from High Resolution Dynamics Limb Sounder aboard the EOS-Aura spacecraft
  • AIRS/AMSU/HSB Data measurements from AIRS, AMSU and HSB instruments aboard the EOS-Aqua satellite
  • ACOS Data (retrievals using SWIR radiances  from the TANSO-FTS instrument on board GOSAT (IBUKI) satellite)
  • TOMS Data Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer measurements on board Nimbus-7 and Earth Probe satellites
  • UARS Data measurements from CLAES, HALOE, HRDI, ISAMS, MLS, PEM SOLSTICE, SUSIM and WINDII instruments on board Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite
  • LIMS Data Limb Infrared Monitor of the Stratosphere instrument measurements on board the Nimbus-7 satellite
  • SBUV Data Solar Back Scattered Ultraviolet instrument  measurements on board the Nimbus-7 satellite
  • SSBUV Data Shuttle Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet measurements aboard of eight space shuttle missions
  • Nimbus II, II and IV Data High Resolution Infrared Radiometer and Medium Resolution Infrared Radiometer measurements aboard Nimbus II,III, and IV
  • Heritage Datasets  Heritage data from Nimbus-4 IRIS and SBUV, Nimbus-7 SBUV, SME, and other instruments.


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NASA’s Nimbus-6 mission launched on June 12, 1975.
Sep 26, 2014 - Nimbus-6 HIRS and SCAMS meteorological data products recovered and released to public

Instruments provided atmospheric temperature and water vapor data from 1975-1976

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The Aura spacecraft is one of NASA's three Earth Observation System satellites. Terra (launched in 1998) and Aqua (launched in 2002) are the other two EOS satellites.
Sep 17, 2014 - 2014 Aura Science Team Meeting Celebrates 10 Years in Orbit

NASA GES DISC archives and distributes data from 3 of the 4 Aura instruments

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MODIS-Terra images of seasonal flooding in Malawi. Left: 12/26/2006. Right: 1/11/2007. The Shire River, subject of a 2014 paper that used Giovanni, flows from Lake Malawi into the Zambezi River through wetlands, including the “Elephant Marsh".
Jul 28, 2014 - Giovanni publications for the first half of 2014

103 publications tallied in peer-reviewed journals or scientific books

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TRMM rain rate quasi-climatology for the state of New York in August.  Variations in rainfall and sunlight in the summer are important for viniculture in the Finger Lakes region of New York.
Apr 11, 2014 - The March 2014 issue of The Giovanni News is online

Aerosols and evapo-transpiration, climate change investigations, and quasi-climatologies this month

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The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing was founded in 1934. "Photogrammetry" is generally defined as the science of making measurements from photographs.
Mar 21, 2014 - NASA GES DISC Presentations at ASPRS 2014

Data preservation efforts and rainfall estimation for agriculture described

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