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  • Aura/OMI Data measurements from Ozone Monitoring Instrument aboard the EOS-Aura spacecraft
  • Aura/MLS Data measurements from Microwave Limb Sounder aboard the EOS-Aura spacecraft
  • Aura/HIRDLS Data measurements from High Resolution Dynamics Limb Sounder aboard the EOS-Aura spacecraft
  • AIRS/AMSU/HSB Data measurements from AIRS, AMSU and HSB instruments aboard the EOS-Aqua satellite
  • ACOS Data (retrievals using SWIR radiances  from the TANSO-FTS instrument on board GOSAT (IBUKI) satellite)
  • TOMS Data Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer measurements on board Nimbus-7 and Earth Probe satellites
  • UARS Data measurements from CLAES, HALOE, HRDI, ISAMS, MLS, PEM SOLSTICE, SUSIM and WINDII instruments on board Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite
  • LIMS Data Limb Infrared Monitor of the Stratosphere instrument measurements on board the Nimbus-7 satellite
  • SBUV Data Solar Back Scattered Ultraviolet instrument  measurements on board the Nimbus-7 satellite
  • SSBUV Data Shuttle Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet measurements aboard of eight space shuttle missions
  • Nimbus II, II and IV Data High Resolution Infrared Radiometer and Medium Resolution Infrared Radiometer measurements aboard Nimbus II,III, and IV
  • Heritage Datasets  Heritage data from Nimbus-4 IRIS and SBUV, Nimbus-7 SBUV, SME, and other instruments.


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