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GOME instrument simulation
Author(s): Theo M. Kamperman; Albert P. H. Goede; C. J. Th. Gunsing; Rolf Mewe; H. Nieuwenhuijzen; Sander Slykhuis; Johan de Vries; Robert J. D. Spurr; John P. Burrows; Kelly Van Chance
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Paper Abstract

The paper presents a detailed software simulation package for the Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment (GOME) instrument which will fly on ERS-2 in 1994. The GOME instrument is a nadir-viewing spectrometer designed for measurements of ozone and related trace gases such as NO, NO2, ClO, BrO, OClO, HCHO, SO2, O2/O4, and H2O. Examples are presented of input and output spectra and signal-to-noise calculations for normal viewing mode (nadir observations) and for sun and moon calibration mode. The GOME instrument simulating program can be used for a variety of purposes during instrument development, such as tests and calibrations, and tests of the so-called Zero-to-One processing step. The scheme could be adapted to other optical instruments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 February 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1715, Optical Methods in Atmospheric Chemistry, (12 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.140219
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Theo M. Kamperman, Space Research Organization Netherlands (Netherlands)
Albert P. H. Goede, Space Research Organization Netherlands (Netherlands)
C. J. Th. Gunsing, Space Research Organization Netherlands (Netherlands)
Rolf Mewe, Space Research Organization Netherlands (Netherlands)
H. Nieuwenhuijzen, Astronomical Observatory at Utrecht (Netherlands)
Sander Slykhuis, Space Research Organization Netherlands (Netherlands)
Johan de Vries, Space Research Organization Netherlands (Netherlands)
Robert J. D. Spurr, Univ. Bremen (Germany)
John P. Burrows, Univ. Bremen (Germany)
Kelly Van Chance, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1715:
Optical Methods in Atmospheric Chemistry

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