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Atmospheric Chemistry - NO (column/profile)


Measurement Definition*: NO = Nitric oxide. Requested from surface to TOA (layers: LT, HT, LS, HS&M) - Physical unit: [ ppm ] - Accuracy unit: [ % ].
InstrumentStatus/
Accuracy
Instrument DescriptionMeasurement TechnologyTimeline
ACE-FTS
Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment (ACE) Fourier Transform Spectrometer
Operational
Measure and understand the chemical processes that control the distribution of ozone in the Earth's atmosphere, especially at high altitudes.Limb-scanning IR spectrometer
LMI
Lightning Mapping Imager
Operational
Lightning mapping for locating thunder storms in flooding season, CCD camera operating 0.77 µm to count flashes and intensity.n/a
* Description adapted from WMO.
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