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Sentinel 4 UVN: a geostationary imaging UVN spectrometer for air quality monitoring: performance, measurement modes and model philosophy
Author(s): S. Riedl; M. Harlander; C. Schlosser; M. Kolm; R. Maurer; G. Bazalgette Courrèges-Lacoste; C. Pachot; B. Ahlers; S. Grabarnik; L. Gambicorti; M. Sallusti; G. Bulsa; G. Bagnasco

Paper Abstract

Sentinel-4 is an imaging UVN (UV-VIS-NIR) spectrometer, developed by Airbus Defence and Space as prime contractor under ESA contract in the frame of the joint EU/ESA COPERNICUS program. The mission objective is the operational monitoring of trace gas concentrations for atmospheric chemistry and climate applications. This paper gives an overview of the Sentinel-4 system architecture, its design & development status.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 July 2019
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 11180, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2018, 1118005 (12 July 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2535924
Show Author Affiliations
S. Riedl, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH (Germany)
M. Harlander, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH (Germany)
C. Schlosser, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH (Germany)
M. Kolm, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH (Germany)
R. Maurer, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH (Germany)
G. Bazalgette Courrèges-Lacoste, European Space Agency (Netherlands)
C. Pachot, European Space Agency (Netherlands)
B. Ahlers, European Space Agency (Netherlands)
S. Grabarnik, European Space Agency (Netherlands)
L. Gambicorti, European Space Agency (Netherlands)
M. Sallusti, European Space Agency (Netherlands)
G. Bulsa, European Space Agency (Netherlands)
G. Bagnasco, European Space Agency (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11180:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2018
Zoran Sodnik; Nikos Karafolas; Bruno Cugny, Editor(s)

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