Full Name MASTER Status No longer considered
Instrument Agencies ESA Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric temperature and humidity sounders and Atmospheric chemistry Geometry
Instrument Technology Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Data for study of exchange mechanisms between stratosphere/troposphere, and information for studies on global change. Measures upper troposphere/ lower stratosphere profiles of O3, H2O, CO, HNO3, SO2, N2O, pressure and temperature.
Resolution Summary 3 km
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary 199 - 207 GHz channel: 1 K, Other channels: 1.5 K, 50 MHz resolution, 0.3 secs integration time
Waveband Summary Microwave: 199 - 207 GHz, 296 - 306 GHz, 318 - 326 GHz, 342 - 348 GHz
MW (~0.1 cm - ~100 cm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (HT)
OzoneO3 Mole Fraction
Trace gases (excluding ozone)CO Mole Fraction
NO2 Mole Fraction
BrO (LS)
ClO (LS)
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Ozone click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Precursors (supporting the Aerosol and Ozone ECVs) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Water Vapour (upper air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
ESA Future Missions - ESA Future Missions (2008 - 2018)