Trace Gas Climatologies Derived From UARS

Climatologies of stratospheric trace gases derived from the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) observations are available on the ftp server at /sparc/ref_clim/randel/trace_gases/uars. Refer to the README file for more information including sample code.

Parameter Levels (mb) Data File Plots Plot Loop
HALOE + CLAES CH4 100-0.32 haloe+claes_ch4.dat Display

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HALOE + CLAES CH4 100-0.01 haloe+claes_ch4_25.dat Display

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HALOE + MLS H2O 100-0.32 haloe+mls_h2o.dat Display

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HALOE + MLS H2O 100-0.01 haloe+mls_h2o_25.dat Display

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HALOE + MLS ozone 100-0.32 haloe+mls_o3.dat Display

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HALOE + MLS ozone 100-0.01 haloe+mls_o3_25.dat Display

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HALOE HF 100-0.32 haloe_hf.dat Display

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HALOE HCl 100-0.32 haloe_hcl.dat Display

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HALOE NO2 sunset 100-0.32 haloe_no2s.dat Display

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HALOE NO2 sunrise 100-0.32 haloe_no2r.dat Display

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HALOE NO sunset 100-0.32 haloe_nos.dat Display

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HALOE NO sunrise 100-0.32 haloe_nor.dat Display

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MLS ozone 100-0.32 mls_o3.dat Display

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MLS ClO 100-0.32 mls_clo.dat Display

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CLAES N2O 100-0.32 claes_n2o.dat Display

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CLAES HNO3 100-0.32 claes_hno3.dat Display

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References

Randel, W.J., F. Wu, J. M. Russell III, A. Roche and J.W. Waters (1998), Seasonal cycles and QBO variations in stratospheric CH4 and H2O observed in UARS HALOE data, J. Atmos. Sci, 55, 163-185, doi:10.1175/1520-0469(1998)055<0163:SCAQVI>2.0.CO;2.