Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) Ozone, Aerosol, UV and Reflectivity Data and Images from the Advanced Earth Observation Satellite (ADEOS)

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Abstract: The Japanese Advanced Earth Observation Satellite (ADEOS) was launched on August 17, 1996 on an H-II rocket from the Tangeshima Space Center in Japan. The launch of the Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) on ADEOS continued the global measurements of ozone that began with the TOMS instrument on Nimbus-7 and Meteor-3 (1978-1994) and was coincident with the TOMS instrument on Earth Probe-TOMS. ... View entire text
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Description: ADEOS TOMS Instrument and Satellite Information
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Arlin J. Krueger
Dataset Title: ADEOS TOMS Images and Data
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD
Dataset Publisher: NASA/GSFC
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-09-11
Stop Date: 1997-06-29
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1.00 deg
Longitude Resolution: 1.25 deg
Horizontal Resolution Range: 100 km - < 250 km or approximately 1 degree - < 2.5 degrees
Quality The data and images on this site are preliminary and have not been
fully validated.
Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints The data and images are preliminary and not fully validated.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Distribution Media: on-line, ftp
Distribution Format: ASCII, GIF images
Fees: none
Email: akrueger at
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-01-02
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