Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS)

The Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) makes measurements of atmospheric composition, temperature, humidity, and cloud ice.

MLS NRT Data and Information

The Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) instrument aboard NASA’s Aura satellite makes measurements of atmospheric composition, temperature, humidity, and cloud ice. MLS near real-time (NRT) data are available through LANCE generally within 45 to 140 minutes after a satellite observation.

To download MLS data, register for an Earthdata Login. Use the table below to access specific LANCE data products.

 

 

 

 

MLS / Aura - Collection 5

Product Download Description Volume (GB/day) Browse
ML2CO_NRT.005 Carbon Monoxide (CO) MLS/Aura NRT L2 CO Mixing Ratio 0.03 N/A
ML2H2O_NRT.005 Water Vapor (H2O) MLS/Aura NRT L2 H2O Mixing Ratio 0.03 N/A
ML2HNO3_NRT.005 Nitric Acid (HNO3) MLS/Aura NRT L2 HNO3 Mixing Ratio 0.03 N/A
ML2N2O_NRT.005 Nitrous Oxide (N2O) MLS/Aura NRT L2 N2O Mixing Ratio 0.03 N/A
ML2O3_NRT.005 Ozone (O3) MLS/Aura NRT L2 O3 Mixing Ratio 0.03 N/A
ML2SO2_NRT.005 Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) MLS/Aura NRT L2 SO2 Mixing Ratio 0.02 N/A
ML2T_NRT.005 Temperature MLS/Aura NRT L2 Temperature 0.03 N/A

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Last Updated
Jun 3, 2021