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Preliminary study on data processing algorithms for SOFIS
Author(s): Nobuyuki Uemura; Tatsuya Yokota; Hideaki Nakajima; Takafumi Sugita; Yasuhiro Sasano; Chisato Yoshigahara; Yasushi Uehara
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Paper Abstract

The Solar-Occultation FTS for Inclined-orbit Satellite (SOFIS) is an instrument for the next atmospheric remote sensing project proposed by the Environment Agency of Japan. The grating infrared spectrometer used by its predecessors (ILAS/ILAS-II) will be replaced with a Fourier-transform spectrometer (FTS) for higher spectral resolution. The three- dimensional distributions of greenhouse gases as well as those of atmospheric species related to stratospheric ozone depletion will be measured by solar occultation from an inclined-orbit satellite. A preliminary study was carried out to clarify the underlying problems in satellite-borne FTS measurement and to seek a proper method for processing the FTS data recorded by SOFIS.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 February 2001
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 4150, Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds II, (21 February 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.416956
Show Author Affiliations
Nobuyuki Uemura, Fujitsu FIP Corp. (Japan)
Tatsuya Yokota, National Institute for Environmental Studies (Japan)
Hideaki Nakajima, National Institute for Environmental Studies (Japan)
Takafumi Sugita, National Institute for Environmental Studies (Japan)
Yasuhiro Sasano, National Institute for Environmental Studies (Japan)
Chisato Yoshigahara, Fuji Research Institute Corp. (Japan)
Yasushi Uehara, Fuji Research Institute Corp. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4150:
Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds II
Yasuhiro Sasano; Jinxue Wang; Tadahiro Hayasaka, Editor(s)

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