AEOLUS_L2B_Mie

Variables

The table below lists the variables that are present in the HARP product that results from an ingestion of AEOLUS_L2B_Mie data.

field name

type

dimensions

unit

description

datetime_start

double

{time}

[seconds since 2000-01-01]

average datetime of the measurements used for the wind profile

orbit_index

int32

absolute orbit number

latitude

double

{time}

[degree_north]

average latitude of the measurements used for the wind profile

longitude

double

{time}

[degree_east]

average longitude of the measurements used for the wind profile

altitude

double

{time, vertical}

[m]

vertical COG altitude relative to geoid for each accumulation

altitude_bounds

double

{time, vertical, 2}

[m]

altitude relative to geoid of layer boundaries for each accumulation

sensor_azimuth_angle

double

{time, vertical}

[degree]

Topocentric Azimuth of the target-to-satellite pointing vector measured clockwise from north

sensor_elevation_angle

double

{time, vertical}

[degree]

Elevation of the target-to-satellite pointing vector to the VCOG of the range bin

hlos_wind_velocity

double

{time, vertical}

[cm/s]

HLOS wind velocity

hlos_wind_velocity_validity

int8

{time, vertical}

validity flag of the HLOS wind velocity

index

int32

{time}

zero-based index of the sample within the source product

Ingestion options

The table below lists the available ingestion options for AEOLUS_L2B products.

option name

legal values

description

data

rayleigh, mie

the type of profiles to ingest; option values are ‘rayleigh’ (default), ‘mie’

This definition is only applicable when: data=mie

Mapping description

The table below details where and how each variable was retrieved from the input product.

field name

mapping description

datetime_start

path

/mie_profile[]/profile_datetime_average

orbit_index

path

/mph/abs_orbit

latitude

path

/mie_profile[]/profile_lat_average

longitude

path

/mie_profile[]/profile_lon_average

altitude

path

/mie_geolocation[/mie_profile/l2b_wind_profies/wind_result_id_number - 1]/windresult_geolocation/altitude_vcog

altitude_bounds

path

/mie_geolocation[/mie_profile/l2b_wind_profies/wind_result_id_number - 1]/windresult_geolocation/altitude_bottom, /mie_geolocation[/mie_profile/l2b_wind_profies/wind_result_id_number - 1]/windresult_geolocation/altitude_top

sensor_azimuth_angle

path

/mie_geolocation[/mie_profile/l2b_wind_profies/wind_result_id_number - 1]/windresult_geolocation/los_azimuth

sensor_elevation_angle

path

/mie_geolocation[/mie_profile/l2b_wind_profies/wind_result_id_number - 1]/windresult_geolocation/los_elevation_vcog

hlos_wind_velocity

path

/mie_hloswind[/mie_profile/l2b_wind_profies/wind_result_id_number - 1]/windresult/mie_wind_velocity

hlos_wind_velocity_validity

path

/mie_hloswind[/mie_profile/l2b_wind_profies/wind_result_id_number - 1]/windresult/validity_flag