THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Measurements of Aerosol Extinction in the Stratosphere and Troposphere Retrieved by Occultation Status Operational
Instrument Agencies CSA Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric chemistry Geometry Occultation
Instrument Technology Limb-scanning SW spectrometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Open Access Data Format ASCII, HDF, NetCDF
Measurements and Applications Chemical processes involved in the depletion of the ozone layer, and now including a high quality water vapour data product.
Resolution Summary Approx 1 - 2 km vertical
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary UV - NIR: 0.285 - 1.03 µm (1 - 2 nm spectral resolution)
UV (~0.01 µm - ~0.40 µm)
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
AerosolsAerosol Extinction / Backscatter (column/profile) 
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (HT, LS) 
Cloud particle properties and profileCloud liquid water (column/profile) 
OzoneOzone profile 
Trace gases (excluding ozone)Atmospheric Chemistry - NO2 (HT, LS) 
Instrument Missions
SCISAT-1 - SCISAT-I/ACE (2003 - 2019)
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