|Dataset||SAFARI 2000 AERONET Ground-based Aerosol Data, Dry Season 2000|
|Project||Southern African Regional Science Initiative Project (SAFARI 2000)|
|Time period||1999-01-01 to 2001-12-31|
|Count||Earliest Date||Latest Date||Data Usage|
|Citations||2||2008||2015||Publications citing this dataset|
|Downloads||306||2007-12-07||2017-07-24||576 total files downloaded|
AERONET (AErosol RObotic NETwork) is an optical ground-based aerosol monitoring network and data archive system. AERONET measurements of the column-integrated aerosol optical properties in the southern Africa region were made by sun-sky radiometers at several sites in August-September 2000 as a part of the SAFARI 2000 dry season aircraft campaign. AERONET is supported by NASA's Earth Observing System and expanded by federation with many non-NASA institutions. The network hardware consists of identical automatic sun-sky scanning spectral radiometers owned by national agencies and universities. Data from this collaboration provides globally-distributed near-real-time observations of aerosol spectral optical depths, aerosol size distributions, and precipitable water in diverse aerosol regimes.
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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates|
|aeronet_1999.zip||508.6KB||1999-01-01 to 2001-12-31|
|aeronet_2000.zip||1.6MB||1999-01-01 to 2001-12-31|
|aeronet_2001.zip||488.8KB||1999-01-01 to 2001-12-31|
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