THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - SBUV/2 -
Full Name Solar Backscattter Ultra-Violet Instrument/2 Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NOAA Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type Atmospheric chemistry Geometry Limb-scanning
Instrument Technology High-resolution nadir-scanning SW spectrometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Open Access Data Format Native
Measurements and Applications Data on trace gases including vertical profile ozone, and solar irradiance and total ozone concentration measurements.
Resolution Summary 170 km
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary Absolute accuracy: 1%
Waveband Summary UV: 0.16 - 0.4 µm (12 channels)
UV (~0.01 µm - ~0.40 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
OzoneO3 Mole Fraction
Radiation budgetUpward long-wave irradiance at TOA
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Earth Radiation Budget click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Ozone click here click here MSO3L3zm5: Multi-Satellite Merged Ozone ...
MSO3L3zm5: Multi-Satellite Merged Ozone ...
MSO3L3zm5: Multi-Satellite Merged Ozone ...
Multi Sensor Reanalysis of total ozone, ...
Instrument Missions
NOAA-9 - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 9 (1984 - 1998)
NOAA-10 - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 10 (1986 - 2001)
NOAA-11 - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 11 (1988 - 2004)
NOAA-13 - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 13 (1993 - 1993)
NOAA-14 - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 14 (1994 - 2005)
NOAA-16 - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 16 (2000 - 2014)
NOAA-17 - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 17 (2002 - 2013)
NOAA-18 - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 18 (2005 - 2020)
NOAA-19 - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 19 (2009 - 2021)
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