Product Format and Definition Changes with Release-29

NOTE: References to GLAS binary product names GLA01 to GLA15 refer to original GLAS binary data, and are retained here for informational and provenance purposes.  Access to GLAS binary data was removed 01 August, 2017.  All GLAS data are available in HDF5 format, products GLAH01 to GLAH15.

Significant product changes were made in this release. Products changed include GLA05, GLA06, GLA09, GLA10, GLA11, GLA12, GLA13, GLA14, and GLA15. No changes were made to any product record sizes. A summary of the product changes is listed below. More information about product formats is available on the NASA Wallops Flight Facility's Web site at Version 5.4 GLAS Files.
 

Product Variable Changes
GLA01 None
GLA02 None
GLA03 None
GLA04 None
GLA05 Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_areaTrWF (40)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_TxNrg (40)
GLA06 Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_ocElv (2)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_spare12 (2)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_SigmaElv (40)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_ocElv (40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_srf_ruf (40)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_srf_slope (40)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare4 (160)
Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_SurfRuf_slpQF (40)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare9 (40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_satPwdCorr(40)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_spare13(40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare7(366)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_TxNrg (40)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_eqElv(2)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare7(282)
Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare3 (3)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_bs_conf
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_bs_erd
GLA07 None
GLA08 None
GLA09 Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare4 (558)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_blow_snow_ht (20)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_blow_snow_od (20)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_blow_snow_erd (20)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_blow_snow_conf (20)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare4 (418)
GLA10 Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare5 (292)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_aod_botht_4s
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare5 (290)
GLA11 Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_FRir_qaFlag (160)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_FRir_cldtop (160)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_Aer_b20_prop (20,5)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_PBL_prop (20)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_Aer_ir_layflg (2)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare3 (142)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_reflct_1064od_40hz_cor (40,4)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_reflct_1064msf_40hz (40,4)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_reflct_1064od_1hz_cor (4)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_reflct_1064msf_1hz (4)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_reflct_pristine_1hz (4)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_aod_4s
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_aod_flg_4s
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare3
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_bs_erd (4)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_bs_conf(4)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare4 (228)
GLA12 Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_ocElv (2)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_spare12 (2)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_SigmaElv (40)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_ocElv (40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_IceSheetRuf (40)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_IsSlopeEmp (40)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare4 (160)
Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_SurfRuf_slpQF (40)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare9 (40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_satPwdCorr(40)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_spare13(40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare7 (366)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_TxNrg (40)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_eqElv (2)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare7 (282)
Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare3 (3)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_bs_conf
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_bs_erd
GLA13 Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_ocElv (2)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_spare12 (2)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_SigmaElv (40)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_ocElv (40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_RufSeaIce (40)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare11 (80)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_SiRufLstPk (40)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_AvgRuf (40)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare4 (160)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_spare7 (40)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_SiRufMaxPk (40)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare10 (160)
Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_SiRufQF (40)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare9 (40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_satPwdCorr(40)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_spare13(40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare8 (366)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_TxNrg (40)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_eqElv (2)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare7 (282)
Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare3 (3)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_bs_conf
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_bs_erd
GLA14 Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_ocElv (2)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_spare12 (2)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_SigmaElv (40)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_ocElv (40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_LdRufLstPk (40)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_LandSlopeLast (40)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare4 (160)
Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_SurfRuf_slpQF (40)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare9 (40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_satPwdCorr(40)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_spare13(40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare7 (204)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_TxNrg (40)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_eqElv (2)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare7 (120)
Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare3 (3)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_bs_conf
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_bs_erd
GLA15 Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_ocElv (2)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_spare12 (2)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_SigmaElv (40)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_ocElv (40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_OcRMSqf (40)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare9 (40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_satPwdCorr(40)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_spare13(40)
Replaced
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_srf_ruf (40)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_srf_slope (40)
with
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare4 (160)
Replaced
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare7 (234)
with
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_TxNrg (40)
integer (kind=i2b) :: i_eqElv (2)
integer (kind=i1b) :: i_spare7 (150)