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Sentinel 4: a geostationary imaging UVN spectrometer for air quality monitoring: status of design, performance and development
Author(s): S. T. Gulde; M. G. Kolm; D. J. Smith; R. Maurer; G. Bazalgette Courrèges-Lacoste; M. Sallusti; G. Bagnasco

Paper Abstract

SENTINEL 4 is an imaging UVN (UV-VIS-NIR) spectrometer, developed by Airbus Defence and Space under ESA contract in the frame of the joint European Union (EU)/ESA COPERNICUS program. The mission objective is the operational monitoring of trace gas concentrations for atmospheric chemistry and climate applications. To this end SENTINEL 4 will provide accurate measurements of key atmospheric constituents such as ozone, nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide, formaldehyde, as well as aerosol and cloud properties.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 November 2017
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10563, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2014, 1056341 (17 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2304099
Show Author Affiliations
S. T. Gulde, Airbus Defence and Space (Germany)
M. G. Kolm, Airbus Defence and Space (Germany)
D. J. Smith, Airbus Defence and Space (Germany)
R. Maurer, Airbus Defence and Space (Germany)
G. Bazalgette Courrèges-Lacoste, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
M. Sallusti, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
G. Bagnasco, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10563:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2014
Zoran Sodnik; Bruno Cugny; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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