Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS): Meteor-3 ozone and reflectivity measurements (1991-1994)
Data from the Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS), which used backscattered ultraviolet radiance to infer total column ozone measurements (gridded daily for the entire globe).This CD-ROM contains the latest version (version 7) of ozone and reflectivity data from the TOMS (Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer) instrument onboard the Russian Meteor-3 spacecraft. Data covering the entire Meteor-3 TOMS lifetime, August 22, 1991 through December 27, 1994, are given as daily files of gridded data, as zonal means, and as overpass data.
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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data collected by NASA's Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) and published on CD-ROM. A copy of the data were obtained by the BADC to assist in data access and to ensure long term preservation.
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|Meteor-3 Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS)||Deployed on: Meteor-3 satellite|
Mobile platform operations
|Mobile Platform Operation 1||Mobile Platform Operation for: Meteor-3 satellite|
Computation Element: 1
|Title||DETAILS NEEDED - COMPUTATION CREATED FOR SATELLITE COMPOSITE. deployed on Meteor-3 satellite|
|Abstract||This computation involved: DETAILS NEEDED - COMPUTATION CREATED FOR SATELLITE COMPOSITE. deployed on Meteor-3 satellite. The Meteor craft are weather observation satellites launched by the USSR. The Meteor satellites were designed to monitor atmospheric and sea-surface temperatures, humidity, radiation, sea ice conditions, snow-cover, and clouds.Meteor-3 was launched on August 15, 1991 from Plesetsk, Russia, and failed on 27th December 1994. Meteor-3 carried the second Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) aloft as the first and the last American-built instrument to fly on a Soviet spacecraft.|
- long_name: Oxygen Compounds
- names: Oxygen Compounds
- long_name: Ozone
- gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/G164
- gcmd_keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Chemistry/Oxygen Compounds > Ozone
- names: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Chemistry/Oxygen Compounds > Ozone, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/G164
- long_name: Total Ozone Column
- names: Total Ozone Column
- long_name: Ultraviolet Radiation
- gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0907
- gcmd_keyword: Ultraviolet Radiation
- names: Ultraviolet Radiation, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0907