Global Aerosol Data Set

GADS at WDC-RSAT

You can use the following forms to extract and calculate optical parameters of aerosols or clouds from the Global Aerosol Data Set (GADS) (Version 2.3b).
The content of the data base is identical and the functionality of the software is a slightly updated version of GADS as originally distributed at the Meteorological Institute Munich.

The GADS report:

Koepke, P., M. Hess, I. Schult, and E.P. Shettle (1997): Global Aerosol Data Set, Report No. 243, Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg.

can be downloaded as PDF file.