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TOMS aerosol
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X axis: whole world in 288 1.25° steps, first point at 180.00° W, last point at 178.75° E
Y axis: regular grid with 120 1.00° steps, first point at 60.00° S, last point at 59.00° N

Monthly data available from Jan1980 to Dec2001 ( 264 months)
Variable ai (dust data) in
Full metadata.

Get grid points, average area or generate subset
Mask:   add a mask to the list help
Latitude: °N - °N help
Longitude: °E - °E
Boundaries:
Make: average max min set of grid points subset of the field help
Demand at least: % valid points in this region help
helpApply monthly high/low-pass filter
filter
cut-off value months
requiring at least % valid data
helpApply year-on-year high/low-pass filter
filter
cut-off value years
requiring at least % valid data
helpCreate a field with lower time resolution
New time scale:
New variable: of aerosol
Threshold:
Minimum:% valid data
First apply:-month running mean
Missing data: ignore, climatology, trend, persistence.
helpCreate a field with lower spatial resolution
Average over blocks of longitude and latitude grid cells
getfieldtype: please ask the administrator to add "ai" to the lists in getfieldtype

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Please consider downloading this field from the authoritative site.
If you really want to get it here, TOMS aerosol is available as GrADS .ctl and gzipped .dat files (size 0.528462 MB)
Alternatively, you can generate a netCDF file of the same size.