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
CategoryParameterAccuracy
OzoneOzone profile 
Trace gases (excluding ozone)Atmospheric Chemistry - CH4 (LT) 
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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