CEOS Instrument: Solar Backscattter Ultra-Violet Instrument/2

Agency: NOAA
Missions: NOAA-9
Type:High-resolution nadir-scanning SW spectrometer
Description:Data on trace gases including vertical profile ozone, and solar irradiance and total ozone concentration measurements
Spatial Resolution: 170 km
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: UV: 0.16 - 0.4 ?m (12 channels)
Technology: High-resolution nadir-scanning SW spectrometer
Description: Spectrometers to cover bands in UV, Vis, NIR and SWIR with spectral resolution typically of 0.1-0.3 %, required for atmospheric chemistry. Earth viewing so as to measure vertical profiles and total columns. Thousands of channels. Spatial resolution typically 2-20 km. Applicable in LEO and GEO.

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CEOS Data Base Version: 17 - Created: 2012-01-18