The University of Leicester GOSAT Proxy XCH4 data set contains column-averaged dry-air mole fraction of methane (XCH4) generated from the Greenhouse Gas Observing Satellite (GOSAT) Level 1B data using the University of Leicester Full-Physics retrieval scheme (UoL-FP) using the Proxy retrieval approach.

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Summary Specification:

L2 data, data on orbit paths, not gridded

04/2009 – 12/2022 (and continuing)

Obtaining the data:

Data is available on CEDA (