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    24-Jul-2014
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How to Access
Index
  Acknowledgements and contact
List of figures and tables
List of tables
 Additional information on the GOMOS measurements
Periods of data unavailabilities
Evolution of the IPF
Glossary
List of abbreviations and acronyms
Product types and structure
Other sources of information
GOMOS-related ESA web pages
Publications (peer-reviewed publications and proceedings of conferences)
Secondary products
Scintillation and turbulence
Aerosols and PSC
Product validation
NO2 and NO3 measurements
O3 measurements
CAL/VAL activities
Retrieval and processing issues
Assimilation of GOMOS products
Mesosphere
Specific events
GOMOS-related theses
Other technical reports by members of GOMOS SAG, ESL and QWG
Level2 processing
How to
FAQ
Access tools
GOMOS products toolbox
EnviView
Data selection
PCD summary in the Level2 products
Obliquity
Star properties
Data availability
Presentation of the GOMOS products
Description of the products
Product content
Product structure
Time availability
Data size
Presentation of the instrument and the measurements
Scientific achievements
Validation results
Measurement characteristics
Accuracy
Occultation obliquity
Geographical and time coverage
Star characteristics
Mission planning
Modified mission scenario since August 2005
Instrument description and measurement principle
Calibration phase and monitoring activities
Measurement technique
GOMOS Product Handbook
Content of the products
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Index

1 Presentation of the instrument and the measurements
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Instrument description and measurement principle
1.2.1 Presentation of the instrument and its components
1.2.2 Measurement technique
1.2.3 Calibration phase and monitoring activities
1.3 Mission planning
1.3.1 Nominal mission planning
1.3.2 Modified mission scenario since August 2005
1.4 Star characteristics
1.5 Measurement characteristics
1.5.1 Vertical coverage and vertical sampling
1.5.2 Geographical and time coverage
1.5.3 Occultation obliquity
1.5.4 Accuracy
1.5.4.1 Effect of the star characteristics
1.5.4.1.1 Star brightness
1.5.4.1.2 Star temperature
1.5.4.2 Effect of the occultation geometry
1.5.4.2.1 Occultation obliquity
1.5.4.2.2 Illumination conditions
1.5.4.3 Altitude range of validity per species
1.5.4.4 Error estimates
1.5.4.4.1 Error estimates of O3 local density
1.5.4.4.2 Error estimates of NO2 local density
1.5.4.4.3 Error estimates of NO3 local density
1.6 Validation results
1.7 Scientific achievements
2 Presentation of the GOMOS products
2.1 General presentation
2.1.1 Organization and relation of the products
2.1.1.1 Processing levels and main products
2.1.1.1.1 High level data flow
2.1.1.1.2 Level 0 processing
2.1.1.1.3 Level 1 processing
2.1.1.1.4 Level 2 processing
2.1.1.2 Auxiliary files
2.1.2 Data size
2.1.3 Time availability
2.2 Description of the products
2.2.1 Product naming convention
2.2.2 Product structure
2.2.3 Product content
2.2.3.1 Level 0 products
2.2.3.1.1 Level 0 nominal products (GOM NL 0P)
2.2.3.1.2 Level 0 monitoring products (GOM MM 0P)
2.2.3.2 Level 1b products
2.2.3.2.1 Transmission spectra products (GOM TRA 1P)
2.2.3.2.2 Limb products (GOM LIM 1P)
2.2.3.3 Level 2 products
2.2.3.3.1 Temperature and atmospheric constituent profiles (GOM NL 2P)
2.2.3.3.2 Residual extinction products (GOM EXT 2P)
2.2.3.3.3 Meteo products (GOM RR 2P)
2.2.3.4 Auxiliary products
2.2.3.4.1 Calibration database (GOM CAL AX)
2.2.3.4.2 Star catalogue (GOM CAT AX)
2.2.3.4.3 Cross section database (GOM CRS AX)
2.2.3.4.4 Instrument physical characteristics data (GOM INS AX)
2.2.3.4.5 Level 1b processing configuration database (GOM PR1 AX)
2.2.3.4.6 Level 2 processing configuration database (GOM PR2 AX)
2.2.3.4.7 Stellar Spectra databank (GOM STS AX)
3 How to
3.1 Getting the data
3.2 Data availability
3.3 Data selection
3.3.1 Illumination conditions
3.3.2 Star properties
3.3.3 Obliquity
3.3.4 PCD summary in the Level2 products
3.4 Access tools
3.4.1 The BASIC Envisat Atmospheric Toolbox (BEAT)
3.4.2 EnviView
3.4.2.1 Example for a Level2 product
3.4.2.2 Example for a Level1b limb product
3.4.2.3 Example for a Level1b transmission product
3.4.3 GOMOS products toolbox
3.5 FAQ
4 Other sources of information
4.1 Reference documents
4.2 Other technical reports by members of GOMOS SAG, ESL and QWG
4.2.1 Level1b processing
4.2.2 Level2 processing
4.3 GOMOS-related theses
4.4 Publications (peer-reviewed publications and proceedings of conferences)
4.4.1 General/overview
4.4.2 Retrieval and processing issues
4.4.3 CAL/VAL activities
4.4.4 O3 measurements
4.4.5 NO2 and NO3 measurements
4.4.6 Product validation
4.4.7 Aerosols and PSC
4.4.8 Scintillation and turbulence
4.4.9 Secondary products
4.4.10 Specific events
4.4.11 Mesosphere
4.4.12 Assimilation of GOMOS products
4.5 GOMOS-related ESA web pages
5 Glossary
5.1 Conventions and definitions
5.1.1 Instrument components and processing definitions
5.1.2 Product types and structure
5.1.2.1 Types of products by processing level
5.1.2.2 Structure of the products
5.1.3 Content of the products
5.1.3.1 General common fields to all products
5.1.3.2 Level 1b product
5.1.3.2.1 Definitions related to the SPH and the DS
5.1.3.3 Definitions related to DS
5.1.3.3.1 PCD and flags
5.1.3.3.1.1     PCD at sample level (SP)
5.1.3.3.1.2     PCD at sample level (FP)
5.1.3.3.1.3     PCD at measurement level
5.1.3.3.1.4     PCD at occultation level
5.1.3.4 Limb product
5.1.3.5 Level 2 product
5.1.3.6 Residual extinction product 
5.1.3.7 Near Real Time meteo product
5.2 List of abbreviations and acronyms
6  Additional information on the GOMOS measurements
6.1 Star catalogue
6.2 Evolution of the IPF
6.3 Periods of data unavailabilities
7   List of figures and tables
7.1 List of figures
7.2 List of tables
8   Acknowledgements and contact