CEOS Instrument: Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite

Agency: NOAA
Missions: NPOESS-1
Type:High-resolution nadir-scanning SW spectrometer
Description:Measures total amount of ozone in the atmosphere and the ozone concentration variation with altitude
Spatial Resolution: Mapper: 50 km, Profiler: 250 km, Limb: 1 km vertical
Swath Width: Mapper: 2800 km, Profiler: 250 km, Limb: 3 vertical slits along track +/- 250 km
Wavebands: Nadir Mapper: UV 0.3 - 0.38 ?m, Nadir profiler: UV 0.25 - 0.31 ?m, Limb soundings: UV - TIR 0.29 - 10 ?m
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