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Global (GL) Annual PM2.5 Grids from MODIS, MISR and SeaWiFS Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD), v4.03 (
1998 – 2019)
Documentation for the Global (GL) Annual PM2.5 Grids from MODIS, MISR and SeaWiFS Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD), v4.03 (1998-2019) [127 KB PDF file]
A detailed description of the methods used to develop this data are described in the following peer reviewed paper:
Hammer, M. S., A. van Donkelaar, C. Li, A. Lyapustin, A. M. Sayer, N. C. Hsu, R. C. Levy, M. J. Garay, O. V. Kalashnikova, R. A. Kahn, M. Brauer, J. S. Apte, D. K. Henze, L. Zhang, Q. Zhang, B. Ford, J. R. Pierce, and R. V. Martin. 2020. Global estimates and long-term trends of fine particulate matter concentrations (1998-2018). Environmental Science & Technology, 54(13), 7879-7890. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.0c01764.