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Monitoring Stratospheric Ozone From Space

  • Richard S. Stolarski
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 8)

Abstract

Satellites have allowed us to measure the global distribution of the atmosphere’s ozone content on a daily basis. This lecture describes how this data can be used to determine ozone trends, emphasizing some of the difficulties which must be overcome to determine an accurate trend from satellite data. The experience gained from nearly 14 years of TOMS data and 11 years of SBUV data have shown that accurate trends can be obtained if special attention is given to the problem of calibration drift.

Keywords

Total Ozone Solar Zenith Angle Solar Flux Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer Beta Angle 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard S. Stolarski
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  1. 1.NASA/Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbeltUSA

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