global Ozone Monitoring by Occultation of Stars

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An instrument carried by the Envisat satellite to determine the distribution of ozone in the stratosphere. The instrument uses the absorption by ozone of ultraviolet radiation from stars to obtain highly detailed three-dimensional maps of ozone distribution.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics — Meteorology and Climatology.

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