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Stratospheric aerosol and gas experiment III (SAGE III): data product user's guide

McCormick, MP and Chu, WP (2004) Stratospheric aerosol and gas experiment III (SAGE III): data product user's guide. Manual. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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Abstract

This Data Products User's Guide (Version 1.5) provides a general description of the measurement technique, instrument, mission, and sampling coverage. 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 (Manual)
Subjects:Atmospheric Sciences
Meteorology and Climatology
ID Code:104
Deposited By:Ms Belinda Robinson
Deposited On:09 Oct 2008 12:01
Last Modified:17 Oct 2008 13:13

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