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Conceptual design study of ILAS-II onboard ADEOS-II
Author(s): Makoto Suzuki; Yasuhiro Sasano; Takeo Ishigaki; Norio Kimura; Nobuhiro Araki; Kunio Nakamura; Akihiko Kuze; Jun Tanii
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Paper Abstract

Results of conceptual design study of a solar occultation infrared sensor, improved limb atmospheric spectrometer-II (ILAS-II) which will be onboard ADEOS-II spacecraft, is discussed. The ILAS-II will have four grating spectrometers for solar occultation measurement: two are identical to the spectrometers of the ILAS onboard ADEOS to be launched in 1996. To observe ClONO2, which is a key species that controls catalytic destruction of ozone, an echelle grating spectrometer with 0.14 cm-1 resolution for the 780.2 +/- 1 cm-1 region will be added to the ILAS-II. Another new spectrometer will cover the 3 to 5.7 micrometers region to characterize the aerosols such as sulfuric acid aerosols and PSCs as well as to observe the chemical species.

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Date Published: 29 September 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2553, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing III, (29 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.221385
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Makoto Suzuki, National Institute for Environmental Studies (Japan)
Yasuhiro Sasano, National Institute for Environmental Studies (Japan)
Takeo Ishigaki, Matsushita Research Institute of Tokyo, Inc. (Japan)
Norio Kimura, Matsushita Research Institute of Tokyo, Inc. (Japan)
Nobuhiro Araki, Matsushita Research Institute of Tokyo, Inc. (Japan)
Kunio Nakamura, Matsushita Research Institute of Tokyo, Inc. (Japan)
Akihiko Kuze, NEC Corp. (Japan)
Jun Tanii, NEC Corp. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2553:
Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing III
Marija Strojnik; Bjorn F. Andresen, Editor(s)

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