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Stratospheric aerosol and gas experiment III (SAGE III): algorithm theoretical basis documents (ATBD)

Brogniez, C and Chiou, EW and Chu, WP and Chernikov, AA and Cunnold, DM and DeLuisi, J and Durkee, PA and Elansky, NF and Herman, BM and Hobbs, PV and Kent, GS and Lenoble, J and McCormick, MP and Michelsen, HA and Miller, AJ and Mohnen, V and Moore, R and Pitts, MC and Poole, LR and Ramaswamy, V and Rind, D and Risley, D and Rowland, MW and Russell, PB and Saxena, VK and Shettle, EP and Sothcott, VE and Taha, G and Thomason, LW and Trepte, CR and Vali, G and Vann, LB and Veiga, RE and Wang, PH and Wofsy, SC and Woods, DC and Zawodny, JM (2002) Stratospheric aerosol and gas experiment III (SAGE III): algorithm theoretical basis documents (ATBD). Documentation. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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Abstract

SAGE III was successfully launched onboard a Meteor-3M spacecraft on December 10, 2001 at 17:18:57 UTC from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The satellite is in a sun-synchronous orbit with an ascending node time of about 9 AM. Routine measurement operations began in March 2002. The Meteor-3M spacecraft is an advanced model of the Meteor spacecraft that was developed over 30 years ago. The payload includes SAGE III and other instruments designed to measure temperature and humidity profiles, clouds, surface properties, and high energy particles in the upper atmosphere.

Item Type:Monograph (Documentation)
Subjects:Atmospheric Sciences
ID Code:103
Deposited By:Ms Belinda Robinson
Deposited On:09 Oct 2008 12:01
Last Modified:17 Oct 2008 13:02

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