ICARE generates several satellite products in HDF format on a regular grid to facilitate data inter-comparison. Two resolutions, a coarse (0.5 degree) and a fine (0.1 or 0.05 degree) are provided for:

  • PARASOL aerosol over ocean, over land, and global (resolution: 2880×1440 and 720×360; period: 20050304-20131010)
  • Aqua/MODIS aerosol (resolution: 0.1 and 0.5 deg; period: 2005-present) and cloud (resolution: 0.05 and 0.5 deg; period: 2005-present),
  • OMI aerosol in the UV and cloud fraction and amount (resolution: 0.125 and 0.5 deg; period: 2007-present),
  • MERIS aerosol over ocean (HYGEOS/ALAMO product: resolution: 0.1 and 0.5 deg; period: 2002-20120408

These gridded products can be accessed through the Web Archive Interface and the FTP server under MERIS/MER_ALAMO and MER_ALAMO-D3 and CMG (for PARASOL, MODIS, OMI, On archive pages