Table 1: Annual AOD means for Terra and Aqua over regions 1–3 and for Aqua Deep Blue over region 4 (desert).

YearAnnual mean of Terra AODAnnual mean of Aqua AODAqua Deep Blue AOD
RegionsRegionsRegions
1231234

20030.24 ± 0.020.47 ± 0.050.56 ± 0.110.21 ± 0.020.42 ± 0.040.47 ± 0.070.29 ± 0.04
20040.23 ± 0.020.35 ± 0.020.40 ± 0.040.20 ± 0.020.33 ± 0.020.38 ± 0.030.20 ± 0.02
20050.24 ± 0.020.40 ± 0.070.43 ± 0.040.22 ± 0.010.35 ± 0.030.37 ± 0.030.24 ± 0.03
20060.24 ± 0.010.36 ± 0.030.41 ± 0.030.22 ± 0.020.35 ± 0.030.40 ± 0.030.28 ± 0.04
20070.26 ± 0.030.38 ± 0.030.51 ± 0.060.20 ± 0.020.38 ± 0.020.44 ± 0.040.27 ± 0.03
20080.25 ± 0.020.41 ± 0.040.66 ± 0.100.20 ± 0.020.44 ± 0.050.63 ± 0.110.32 ± 0.06
20090.24 ± 0.020.38 ± 0.030.65 ± 0.100.19 ± 0.010.38 ± 0.030.71 ± 0.120.26 ± 0.04
20100.29 ± 0.020.39 ± 0.050.48 ± 0.050.27 ± 0.020.42 ± 0.060.48 ± 0.050.24 ± 0.03
20110.22 ± 0.010.40 ± 0.040.53 ± 0.070.20 ± 0.020.44 ± 0.060.50 ± 0.070.31 ± 0.05
20120.27 ± 0.040.40 ± 0.040.52 ± 0.070.24 ± 0.030.44 ± 0.050.50 ± 0.060.33 ± 0.05