The time and zonal mean martian water vapor column abundance, in units of precipitable microns, derived from MAWD measurements of absorption of Mars-reflected solar flux at 1.4 μm during the first ~1.2 martian years of the Viking Orbiter 1 and 2 missions. (Figure from Jakosky and Farmer, 1982, JGR, 87, 2999-3019. (https://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/1982/JB087iB04p02999.shtml)
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Description of the DATA Document
The data contained in this volume is the Viking Orbiter 1 (vo1) and Viking Orbiter 2 (vo2) MAWD water vapor column estimates from which the above presentation was derived.
Retrieve the data volume
The data are in tabular ASCII form in files the mawd_vo1.dat (151 Mbytes!) and mawd_vo2.dat (64.4 Mbytes!) files within the data folder.