21 February 2001 Requirement definition study for GCOM-A1/ODUS instrument
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This paper defines scientific requirements for the Ozone Dynamics Ultraviolet Spectrometer (ODUS). ODUS is a cross- track scanning spectrometer like Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) developed by NASA. This instrument is planned to be flown on the Global Change Observation Mission (GCOM)-A1 satellite. ODUS measures solar ultraviolet radiation backscattered from the Earth's atmosphere. This study examines the necessity and feasibility of retrieval algorithms for total ozone, volcanic sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and several other constituents related to ozone chemistry and summarizes requirement definitions for specifications of the ODUS instrument. Finally, we review the conformance of the development policy for retrieval algorithms with the current specifications of the ODUS instrument.
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Takuki Sano, Takuki Sano, Makoto Suzuki, Makoto Suzuki, Toshihiro Ogawa, Toshihiro Ogawa, Kazuo Shibasaki, Kazuo Shibasaki, Akihiko Kuze, Akihiko Kuze, Takahiro Kawashima, Takahiro Kawashima, } "Requirement definition study for GCOM-A1/ODUS instrument", Proc. SPIE 4150, Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds II, (21 February 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.416979; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.416979
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