GOME is a nadir-scanning ultraviolet and visible spectrometer for global monitoring of atmospheric Ozone, 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. A key feature of GOME was its ability to detect other chemically active atmospheric trace-gases as well as aerosol distribution.
Vertical: 5km (for O3), Horizontal: 40 x 40 km to 40 x 320 km
UV-NIR: 240 - 790 nm (resolution 0.2-0.4nm)
Atmosphere ( Air Quality (Ozone) , Atmospheric chemistry(Trace Gases) , Clouds )
Latest Mission Operations News
06 December 2018
The GOME Total Column Water Vapour (TCWV) Climate product developed within the ESA GOME-Evolution project is now accessible from the ESA data archives together with the ERS-2 GOME data. The data is made available to users via direct download from the ESA Data Dissemination Service upon Fast Registration.
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