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The on-ground calibration of the ozone monitoring instrument from a scientific point of view
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Paper Abstract

The Ozone Monitoring Instrument is an UV-Visible imaging spectrograph using two-dimensional CCD detectors to register both the spectrum and the swath perpendicular to the flight direction. This allows having a wide swath (114 degrees) combined with a small ground pixel (nominally 13 x 24 km2). The instrument is planned for launch on NASA’s EOS-AURA satellite in January 2004. The on-ground calibration measurement campaign of the instrument was performed May-October 2002, data is still being analyzed to produce the calibration key data set. The paper highlights selected topics from the calibration campaign, the radiometric calibration, spectral calibration including a new method to accurately calibrate the spectral slitfunction and results from the zenith sky measurements and gas cell measurements that were performed with the instrument.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 February 2004
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5234, Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites VII, (2 February 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.511484
Show Author Affiliations
Ruud Dirksen, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (Netherlands)
Space Research Organizaton Netherlands (Netherlands)
Marcel Dobber, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (Netherlands)
Pieternel Levelt, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (Netherlands)
Gijsbertus van den Oord, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (Netherlands)
Glen Jaross, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Matthew Kowalewski, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
George H. Mount, Washington State Univ. (United States)
Donald F. Heath, Research Support Instruments, Inc. (United States)
Ernest Hilsenrath, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Johan de Vries, Dutch Space B.V. (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5234:
Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites VII
Roland Meynart; Joan B. Lurie; Steven P. Neeck; Michelle L. Aten; Haruhisa Shimoda, Editor(s)

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