CEOS Instrument: Total Ozone Unit & Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet Sounder

Agencies: NRSCC [Primary]
Missions: FY-3A
Type:High-resolution nadir-scanning SW spectrometer
Description:Ozone total column vertical profile measurements
Spatial Resolution: TOU: 50 km total ozone, SBUS: 200 km total ozone
Swath Width: TOU: 3000 km, SBUS: nadiar only
Wavebands: TOU: 6 channels in the range 308 - 360 nm, SBUS: in the range 252 - 340 nm
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.

Measurement List:

  Ozone profile

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