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Table 1

All products discussed in this paper. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.291.t1

Product name and institutionHorizontal resolution of gridded productsHorizontal coverageVertical range (tropopause definition)Temporal resolution/time of dayRecord length

 
Satellite 

 
OMI/MLS
NASA GSFC 
1° × 1.25° 60°S–60°N Surface to tropopause
(WMO 2 K km–1 lapse-rate) 
Monthly/
Seasonal
13:45 
2004–2016, continuing 
GOME & OMI
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) 
1° × 1.25° 60°S–60°N Surface to tropopause
(WMO 2 K km–1 lapse-rate) 
Monthly/Seasonal
OMI: 13:45
GOME: 10:30 
GOME: 1995–6/2003
OMI: 10/2004–2015, continuing 
OMI-RAL
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL)1 
5° × 5° 60°S–60°N Surface to 450 hPa mole fraction and surface to tropopause column
(WMO 2 K km–1 lapse rate) 
Monthly/
Seasonal
13:45 
1995–2016, continuing 
IASI-LISA
LISA 
Averaged over 0.25° × 0.25° grids Regional (Asia) Surface to 6 km and 6–12 km Seasonal
9: 30 
2008–2014, continuing 
IASI+GOME-2
LISA 
1° × 1° Regional (Europe, Asia) Surface to 3 km, and 3–9 km Monthly/Seasonal
9:30 
2009–2010 
IASI – FORLI
Université Libre de Bruxelles and LATMOS/IPSL 
Averaged over
5° × 5° grids 
90°S–90°N Surface to tropopause
(WMO 2 K km–1 lapse rate) 
Seasonal
9:30 
2008–2016, continuing 
IASI – SOFRID
CNRS 
5° × 5° 80°S–80°N Surface to tropopause (WMO 2 K km–1 lapse rate) Seasonal
9:30 
2008–2016, continuing 
SCIAMACHY Averaged over grids 1° × 1°, 2° × 2°, 5° × 5° 80°S–80°N Tropopause to 60 km
(blended tropopause) 
Monthly
10:00 
2002/08–2012/4 
Ground-based instrument 

 
FTIR
NDACC 
Point location Various sites around the world Surface to 8 km a.s.l. in this analysis. Retrievals to 45 km are also possible Monthly/Annual Earliest data from 1995, continuing 
Umkehr
Umk04+stray light correction, NOAA processing 
Point location Various sites around the world Surface to 250 hPa Monthly/Annual
Morning and afternoon profiles, averaged profile during measurements between 70–90° SZA, latitude and season dependent time of measurements 
Earliest data from 1956 at Arosa, Switzerland, continuing 
TOST 5° × 5° 90°S–90°N Surface to tropopause
(WMO 2 K km–1 lapse rate) 
Seasonal/Annual 2008–2012 
IAGOS 5° × 5° and airport location Various airport in the world surface to 12 km Hourly (over Frankfurt)
/Monthly
/Seasonal 
1994–2013 
Lidar Point location 2 sites (OHP-France, TMF-California USA) 3 to 14 km (OHP)
4 to 18 km (TMF) 
Seasonal 1991–2015 (OHP)
1999–2014 (TMF) 
TOAR surface ozone metrics Point location 3136 non urban sites sea level to mountain top Seasonal Most sites: 2000–2014
Selected sites: 1973–2017 
Product name and institutionHorizontal resolution of gridded productsHorizontal coverageVertical range (tropopause definition)Temporal resolution/time of dayRecord length

 
Satellite 

 
OMI/MLS
NASA GSFC 
1° × 1.25° 60°S–60°N Surface to tropopause
(WMO 2 K km–1 lapse-rate) 
Monthly/
Seasonal
13:45 
2004–2016, continuing 
GOME & OMI
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) 
1° × 1.25° 60°S–60°N Surface to tropopause
(WMO 2 K km–1 lapse-rate) 
Monthly/Seasonal
OMI: 13:45
GOME: 10:30 
GOME: 1995–6/2003
OMI: 10/2004–2015, continuing 
OMI-RAL
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL)1 
5° × 5° 60°S–60°N Surface to 450 hPa mole fraction and surface to tropopause column
(WMO 2 K km–1 lapse rate) 
Monthly/
Seasonal
13:45 
1995–2016, continuing 
IASI-LISA
LISA 
Averaged over 0.25° × 0.25° grids Regional (Asia) Surface to 6 km and 6–12 km Seasonal
9: 30 
2008–2014, continuing 
IASI+GOME-2
LISA 
1° × 1° Regional (Europe, Asia) Surface to 3 km, and 3–9 km Monthly/Seasonal
9:30 
2009–2010 
IASI – FORLI
Université Libre de Bruxelles and LATMOS/IPSL 
Averaged over
5° × 5° grids 
90°S–90°N Surface to tropopause
(WMO 2 K km–1 lapse rate) 
Seasonal
9:30 
2008–2016, continuing 
IASI – SOFRID
CNRS 
5° × 5° 80°S–80°N Surface to tropopause (WMO 2 K km–1 lapse rate) Seasonal
9:30 
2008–2016, continuing 
SCIAMACHY Averaged over grids 1° × 1°, 2° × 2°, 5° × 5° 80°S–80°N Tropopause to 60 km
(blended tropopause) 
Monthly
10:00 
2002/08–2012/4 
Ground-based instrument 

 
FTIR
NDACC 
Point location Various sites around the world Surface to 8 km a.s.l. in this analysis. Retrievals to 45 km are also possible Monthly/Annual Earliest data from 1995, continuing 
Umkehr
Umk04+stray light correction, NOAA processing 
Point location Various sites around the world Surface to 250 hPa Monthly/Annual
Morning and afternoon profiles, averaged profile during measurements between 70–90° SZA, latitude and season dependent time of measurements 
Earliest data from 1956 at Arosa, Switzerland, continuing 
TOST 5° × 5° 90°S–90°N Surface to tropopause
(WMO 2 K km–1 lapse rate) 
Seasonal/Annual 2008–2012 
IAGOS 5° × 5° and airport location Various airport in the world surface to 12 km Hourly (over Frankfurt)
/Monthly
/Seasonal 
1994–2013 
Lidar Point location 2 sites (OHP-France, TMF-California USA) 3 to 14 km (OHP)
4 to 18 km (TMF) 
Seasonal 1991–2015 (OHP)
1999–2014 (TMF) 
TOAR surface ozone metrics Point location 3136 non urban sites sea level to mountain top Seasonal Most sites: 2000–2014
Selected sites: 1973–2017 

1 GOME-1, –2A and –2B data in preparation.

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