The Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment–2 (GOME-2) is used to get a detailed picture of the total atmospheric content of ozone and the vertical ozone profile in the atmosphere.
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It also provides accurate information on the total column amount of nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide, water vapour, oxygen/oxygen dimmer, bromine oxide and other trace gases, as well as aerosols.
What is GOME-2?
The Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment–2 (GOME-2) is an optical spectrometer, fed by a scan mirror which enables across-track scanning in nadir, as well as sideways viewing for polar coverage and instrument characterisation measurements using the Moon.
Using GOME-2 data
In this video, Federico Fierli, EUMETSAT Training Officer and Atmospheric Composition expert, explains how to create your own NO2 maps using data from the GOME-2.
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