High-Resolution Dynamics Limb Sounder
Chemistry of the high atmosphere. Tracked species: CFC-11, CFC-12, CH4, ClONO2, H2O, HNO3, N2O, N2O5, NO2, O3, temperature and aerosol
21-channel filter radiometer; range 6.12-17.76 mm. Spectral resolution about 5 cm-1
Limb scanning, 6 azimuth angles, swath 2000-3000 km
Vertical: 1 km, in the altitude range 10-100 km. Horizontal effective resolution: ~ 300 km (limb geometry)
Coverage / Cycle
Global coverage each 12 hours for cells of 500 km side
Flown on an R&D satellite
2004-10-14 to 2008
Satellites this instrument is flying on
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green tag indicates operational satellites, a blue tag indicates
Earth observation instrument Limb sounders Limb sounder
No WIGOS subcomponents have been defined.
No mission objectives have been defined.
Tentative Evaluation of Measurements
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