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Full Name Superconducting Submillimeter-Wave Limb-Emission Sounder Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies JAXA, NICT Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric chemistry Geometry Limb-scanning
Instrument Technology Limb-scanning MW spectrometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format HDF5
Measurements and Applications High-sensitivity observation of stratospheric minor gases related to ozone depletion.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary O3: less than 5% (15 - 60 km), 1% (~30 km) HCl: less than 10% (15 - 50%) ClO: less than 30% (25 - 50 km)
Waveband Summary 624.32 - 625.52GHz, 625.12 - 626.32GHz, 649.12 - 650.32GHz
MW (~1.0 cm - ~100 cm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
OzoneOzone profile 
Trace gases (excluding ozone)Atmospheric Chemistry - HNO3 (HT, LS, HS&M) 
Atmospheric Chemistry - HCl (HT, LS, HS&M) 
Atmospheric Chemistry - BrO (LS, HS&M) 
Atmospheric Chemistry - ClO (HT, LS, HS&M) 
Instrument Missions
ISS/JEM - International Space Station/Japanese Experiment Mo (2009 - 2011)
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