THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - OMPS-L -
Full Name Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite Limb Profiler Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NASA, NOAA Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric chemistry Geometry Limb-scanning
Instrument Technology Limb-scanning SW spectrometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Open Access Data Format HDF-5
Measurements and Applications Measures high resolution vertical distribution of ozone and aerosols.
Resolution Summary 1 km vertical
[Best Resolution: 1200m]
Swath Summary 3 vertical slits along track +/- 250 km
Accuracy Summary Relative accuracy: the larger of 10% or 20 ppb in ozone from tropopause to 60 km, 20% aerosol extinction from tropopause to 35 km.
Waveband Summary 280 - 1020 nm
UV (~0.01 µm - ~0.40 µm)
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
AerosolsAerosol Extinction / Backscatter (HT, LS, HS&M)0.25 [m-1]
OzoneOzone profile0.05 [ppm]
Instrument Missions
Suomi NPP - Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (2011 - 2020)
JPSS-2 - Joint Polar Satellite System - 2 (2021 - 2028)
JPSS-3 - Joint Polar Satellite System - 3 (Polar Follow-on) (2026 - 2033)
JPSS-4 - Joint Polar Satellite System - 4 (Polar Follow-0n) (2031 - 2038)
Copyright CEOS | About | Site Search | Report an Issue Researched and written by Symbios