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  GOME, a nadir-scanning ultraviolet and visible spectrometer for global monitoring of atmospheric Ozone, was launched on-board ERS-2 in April 1995. Since summer 1996, ESA has been delivering to users three-day GOME global observations of total ozone, nitrogen dioxide and related cloud information, via CD-ROM and internet. A key feature of GOME is its ability to detect other chemically active atmospheric trace-gases as well as aerosol distribution.
TypeAtmospheric chemistry
Technical Characteristics
Spatial Resolution Vertical: 5km (for O3), Horizontal: 40 x 40 km to 40 x 320 km
Swath Width 120-960km
Waveband UV-NIR: 0.24-0.79µm (resolution 0.2-0.4nm)
ApplicationsAtmosphere (Air Quality (Ozone),Atmospheric chemistry(Trace Gases),Clouds)
Related Instruments SCIAMACHY
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O'Higgins (TF), Antarctica - acquisition campaign

An ERS-2 acquisition campaign is foreseen for the following period:

12 January - 15 February 2010

The baseline planning is available in the catalogue.
Additional requests should be submitted through EOLI-SA according to the normal procedure.
Latest Data Product GOME Total Colomn Amount of Trace Gases Product
Available Resources
Product Specification Document of the GOME Data ProcessorProduct DocumentDownload
GOME Data Processor Extraction Software User's Manual User GuideDownload
GOME Data Product Improvement Validation ReportCalibration/Validation DocumentHTML
GOME Users Manual User GuideOrder
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