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Guide to ISO Data Products: Scientific Validation of the Pipeline Products

Last Update: 20 September 2000

Scientific Validation of the Pipeline Products

In addition to the functional validation, the pipeline has also been subjected to a Scientific Validation to establish confidence in the processing and calibration of the products. The goals of this scientific validation include, inter alia: It is important to take a look at the Scientific Validation of data per AOT and product level. The products which have not yet been scientifically validated are fully available, but IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT THESE PRODUCTS ARE NOT USED AS THE BASIS FOR ANY PUBLICATION UNLESS YOU ARE VERY FAMILIAR WITH THE DETAILS OF THE INSTRUMENTS AND HAVE EXERCISED EXTREME CAUTION IN YOUR DATA REDUCTION AND ANALYSIS.