THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - TOMS -
Full Name Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NASA, JAXA Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric chemistry Geometry
Instrument Technology High-resolution nadir-scanning SW spectrometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Retrieval of ozone column measurements.
Resolution Summary 39 x 39 km (nadir)
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary UV absorption
UV (~0.01 µm - ~0.40 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
OzoneO3 Mole Fraction
Trace gases (excluding ozone)CH4 Mole Fraction
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Carbon Dioxide, Methane and other Greenhouse gases click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Ozone click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
NIMBUS-7 - NIMBUS-7 (1978 - 1994)
Meteor-3 N5 - (1991 - 2002)
ADEOS - Advanced Earth Observing Satellite (1996 - 1997)
TOMS-EP - Total Ozone Mapping Spectometer Earth Probe (1996 - 2006)
QuikTOMS - Quick Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (2001 - 2001)
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