Full Name Ozone and Pollution Measuring Ultraviolet Spectrometer Status No longer considered
Instrument Agencies JAXA Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric chemistry Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Primary objective of measuring global total column ozone on a daily basis. Also measures volcanic SO2, aerosols, NO2,HCHO,BrO and stratospheric OClO, plus cloud top heights.
Resolution Summary 20 km
Swath Summary 2500 km
Accuracy Summary Total ozone 5% nominal (2% after cal-val with a precision of 2%).
Waveband Summary UV - VIS: 0.306 - 0.420 µm (228 channels - with a resolution of 0.5 - 0.7 nm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
AerosolsAerosol optical depth (column/profile)
Aerosol absorption optical depth (column/profile)
OzoneO3 Mole Fraction
Trace gases (excluding ozone)BrO (TC)
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Aerosols properties click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Ozone click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions