BackForwardInstrument:  Ozonometer-TM 

Instrument details
Acronym Ozonometer-TM
Full name Ozonometer
Purpose Observation of ozone
Short description Description not available. UV spectrometer covering the range 300 -400 nm
Background Part of the instrument package carried by 4 satellites of the 5-satellite Ionozonde constellation
Scanning Technique Earth's imagery from a constellation of 4 satellites in sunsynchronous orbit
Resolution Information not available
Coverage / Cycle Indormation not available
Mass Power Data Rate

 

Providing Agency Roscosmos
Instrument Maturity Flown on an R&D satellite
Utilization Period: ≥2017 to ≥2020
Last update: 2017-03-29
Detailed characteristics
Satellites this instrument is flying on

Note: a red tag indicates satellites no longer operational, a green tag indicates operational satellites, a blue tag indicates future satellites

Instrument classification
  • Earth observation instrument
  • Passive optical radiometer or spectrometer
  • Cross-nadir shortwave (UV/VIS) sounder
Mission objectives
Primary mission objectives
  • O3
  • O3 (Total column)
Secondary mission objectives
  • HCHO (Total Column)
  • NO2 (Total column)
  • PSC occurrence
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Tentative Evaluation of Measurements

The following list indicates which measurements can typically be retrieved from this category of instrument. To see a full Gap Analysis by Variable, click on the respective variable.

Note: table can be sorted by clicking on the column headers
VariableRelevance for measuring this variableOperational limitationsExplanation
Aerosol column burden5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Daylight only.UV spectrometry for absorbing aerosol
Aerosol effective radius5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Daylight only.UV spectrometry for absorbing aerosol
Aerosol mass mixing ratio5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Daylight only.UV spectrometry for absorbing aerosol
Aerosol Optical Depth5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Daylight only.UV spectrometry for absorbing aerosol
Aerosol type5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Daylight only.UV spectrometry for absorbing aerosol
HCHO (Total Column)5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Daylight only.UV spectrometry. HCHO lines around 350 nm
NO2 (Total column)5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Daylight only.UV spectrometry. Several NO2 lines
O34 - fairCloud sensitive.. Coarse vertical resolution.. Daylight only.UV spectrometry. Ozone lines in the bands around 260 nm (Hartley) and/or 340 nm (Huggins)
O3 (Total column)3 - highCloud sensitive.. Daylight only.UV spectroradiometer. Ozone lines in the bands around 260 nm (Hartley) and/or 340 nm (Huggins)
PSC occurrence4 - fairCoarse vertical resolution.. Daylight only.UV spectrometry
SO2 (Total column)5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Daylight only.UV spectrometry. SO2 lines around 350 nm
Aerosol volcanic ash5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Daylight only.UV spectrometry, specifically sensitive to ash
Aerosol volcanic ash (Total column)5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Daylight only.UV spectrometry, specifically sensitive to ash