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Overview of GCOM-A1 science program
Author(s): Makoto Suzuki; Kazuo Shibasaki; Haruhisa Shimoda; Toshihiro Ogawa
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Paper Abstract

The Ozone Dynamics Ultraviolet Spectrometer (ODUS) is a satellite-borne, nadir-looking ultraviolet spectrometer for measuring total ozone amount. It will be launched in 2005 onboard Japanese earth observation satellite GCOM-A1 (GCOM: Global Change Observation Mission) satellite, which was formerly called Advanced Earth Observation Satellite-3A, ADEOS-3A. The ODUS instrument measures continuous spectrum from 306 to 420 nm with 0.5 nm spectral resolution and 20 km spatial resolution, using an Ebert-type specyrograph and a one-dimensional silicon array detector, which will improve the accuracy of the retrieved total ozone amount. This paper presents an overview of the GCOM-A1 and ODUS instrument, the summary of the evaluation results of the laboratory models.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1999
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3870, Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites III, (28 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.373200
Show Author Affiliations
Makoto Suzuki, National Space Development Agency (Japan)
Kazuo Shibasaki, National Space Development Agency (Japan)
Haruhisa Shimoda, National Space Development Agency (Japan)
Toshihiro Ogawa, National Space Development Agency (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3870:
Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites III
Hiroyuki Fujisada; Joan B. Lurie, Editor(s)

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