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EOS MLS Data Documentation

The following are a list of links that are pertinent to the quality of the EOS MLS data. Additionally, information regarding data validation, instrument calibration, and data processing algorithms.*

v5 Data Quality Documentation

MLS Version Major Change

v05.00 Initial release of v5 data
v05.01 Minor bug fix related to flagging of bad GPH values



GMAO Version Dates used in MLS data processing

GEOS 5.12.4 2004 August 13 (d226) - present






v4.2 Data Quality Documentation

MLS Version Major Change

v04.20 Initial release of v4 data
v04.22 Bug fix for "end of day" issues (mainly Temperature)
v04.23 Updates to cope with new GMAO inputs



GMAO Version Dates used in MLS data processing

GEOS 5.9.1 2004 August 13 (d226) - 2016 September 30 (d274)
GEOS 5.12.4 2016 October 1 (d275) - present








Validation-Related Documentation


Instrument Calibration and Performance Documentation


Data Algorithm and Software Documentation



*Looking for data quality documents for previous versions of MLS data that are no longer on-line? Please contact the MLS Team and we will be happy to get you the documentation you are looking for.



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