THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - WINDII -
Full Name WINDII Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies CNES, NASA Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric chemistry Geometry Side-looking
Instrument Technology Limb-scanning SW spectrometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Day and night wind measurements between 80 and 300 km altitude. Measures atmospheric temperature and concentration of emitting species.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Atmospheric Temperature FieldsAtmospheric temperature (LT) 
Instrument Missions
UARS - Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (1991 - 2005)
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