CLIMCAPS Science Guide

CLIMCAPS Instrument Configurations

This section contains descriptions of the spaceborne Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) and Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIs) platforms. A table comparing AIRS and CrIS is also included.

List of Retrieved Variables

On this page two tables are provided. The first contains units, fieldnames and vertical grid details for the CLIMCAPS primary atmospheric observations. A second table contains this same information for key derived variables.

Geophysical Retrieval Products

This section provides a list of retrieved variables and covers details relating to the retrievals of carbon dioxide, methane, temperature, water vapor, ozone, and carbon monoxide.