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The table below summarises units and notations depending on the quantities used by the SLSTR products:

Quantity Unit Notation Description
Irradiance 10-3 W.m-2.μm-1 IU spectral irradiance unit
Radiance 10-3μm-1 LU spectral radiance unit
Time jd or MJD jd or MJD modified Julian date 2000
10-6s (1.e-6)s microsecond
Distance 10-9m Nm nanometre (wavelength)
10-6m μm micrometre (wavelength)
m m metre
103m km kilometre
Percentage % % percentage
Temperature K K degree Kelvin
C C degree Celsius
Angle ° deg degree
rad rad radian
Solid Angle sr sr steradian
Pressure hPa hPa hectoPascal
Ozone kg.m-2 kg.m-2 kilogram per square metre
Dimensionless quantities nc nc numerical counts
dl dl dimensionless
Multiple dimension quantities md md table constituted with different
physical parameters having
different units

SLSTR Units and notations