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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MOPITT -
Full Name Measurements Of Pollution In The Troposphere Status Operational
Instrument Agencies CSA, NASA Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric chemistry Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology High-resolution nadir-scanning SW spectrometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Open Access Data Format HDF4
Measurements and Applications Measurements of CO in the troposphere.
Resolution Summary CO profile: 4 km vertical, 22 x 22 km horizontal, CO, CH4 column: 22 x 22 km horizontal
Swath Summary 616 km
Accuracy Summary Carbon monoxide (4 km layers): 10%
Waveband Summary SWIR-MWIR: 2.3 µm, 2.4 µm and 4.7 µm
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
MWIR (~3.0 µm - ~6.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Trace gases (excluding ozone)Atmospheric Chemistry - CO (LT, HT, TC) 
Instrument Missions
Terra - Terra (formerly EOS AM-1) (1999 - 2017)
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