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Atmospheric products from the ozone monitoring instrument (OMI)
Author(s): Suraiya P. Ahmad; Pieternel F. Levelt; Pawan K. Bhartia; Ernest Hilsenrath; Gilbert W. Leppelmeier; James E. Johnson
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Paper Abstract

Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) is a Dutch-Finnish ozone monitoring imaging spectrometer that is designed to provide accurate measurements of total column ozone, ozone profile, surface UV irradiance, aerosols and cloud characteristics, and the column amounts of trace gases SO2, NO2, HCHO, BrO, and OClO at high spatial resolution. The OMI along with the three other instruments, the Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS), the High Resolution Dynamics Limb Sounder (HIRDLS), and the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES), will be flown on the NASA’s Aura mission in early 2004. The standard atmospheric chemistry and dynamics products derived from OMI, MLS, and HIRDLS will be archived at the NASA's GES DAAC (TES data products will be archived at NASA Langley Research Center DAAC) and will be freely available to the public. Highlights of OMI data products, as well as their availability, distribution and data support are discussed in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 2003
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5151, Earth Observing Systems VIII, (10 November 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.506042
Show Author Affiliations
Suraiya P. Ahmad, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Pieternel F. Levelt, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (Netherlands)
Pawan K. Bhartia, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Ernest Hilsenrath, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Gilbert W. Leppelmeier, Finish Meteorological Institute (Finland)
James E. Johnson, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5151:
Earth Observing Systems VIII
William L. Barnes, Editor(s)

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