THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - SUSIM (UARS) -
Full Name Solar Ultraviolet Irradiance Monitor Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity
Instrument Type Earth radiation budget radiometers Geometry
Instrument Technology Solar irradiance monitor Sampling Sounding
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Data on UV and charged particle energy inputs, and on time variation of full-disk solar UV spectrum.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
UV (~0.01 µm - ~0.40 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Radiation budgetUpwelling (Outgoing) long-wave radiation at TOA 
Instrument Missions
UARS - Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (1991 - 2005)
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