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Proposed concept and preliminary design for the sentinel-5 UVNs spectrometer
Author(s): R. Windpassinger; J. Schubert; D. Kampf

Paper Abstract

Sentinel-5 is an atmospheric monitoring mission within the European Copernicus programme, formerly GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security). Its main objective is trace-gas and aerosol optical depth measurements for air quality and climate monitoring and forecast with daily global coverage. Constituents of interest are O3, SO2, HCHO (formaldehyde), BrO, NO2, CHCHO (glyoxal), O2, CH4 (methane), and CO. Sentinel-5 will complement the Sentinel-4 GEO data over Europe. Both Sentinel-4 and -5 are intended to start operation in 2020.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 November 2017
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10563, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2014, 1056343 (17 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2304203
Show Author Affiliations
R. Windpassinger, OHB System AG (Germany)
J. Schubert, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (Germany)
D. Kampf, OHB System AG (Germany)


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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