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The DCFI-ISAC MIPAS database: 2-D routine analysis of MIPAS observations

Bianca Maria Dinelli(1), Enrico Arnone(2), Gabriele Brizzi(3), Massimo Carlotti(3), Luca Magnani(4), Enzo Papandrea(3) and Marco Ridolfi(3)

(1) ISAC - CNR, Via P. Gobetti, 101, 40135 Bologna, Italy
(2) University of Leicester, University Road, LE1 7HR Leicester, United Kingdom
(3) University of Bologna, V.le Risorgimento 4, 40136 Bologna, Italy
(4) ISAC - CNR, Via P. Gobetti 101, 40135 Bologna, Italy


The measurements performed by MIPAS/ENVISAT at the original nominal spatial and spectral resolution have been analysed with the 2-D analysis system GMTR [Carlotti et Al., Appl. Opt. Feb. (2006)] in order to obtain the 2-D fields of pressure, temperature and VMR of H2O, O3, HNO3, CH4, N2O and NO2. The GMTR algorithm has been developed in the frame of an ESA supported study and is distributed as part of the BEAT tools ( The obtained results and a comparison with the ESA Level 2 MIPAS products will be presented and discussed.


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Keywords: ESA European Space Agency - Agence spatiale europeenne, observation de la terre, earth observation, satellite remote sensing, teledetection, geophysique, altimetrie, radar, chimique atmospherique, geophysics, altimetry, radar, atmospheric chemistry