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UARS/SOLSTICE
STATUS
PI Instrument And Archive
AVAILABILITY
Data products available from http://lasp.colorado.edu/LISIRD/ or http://lasp.colorado.edu/solstice/
REQUEST PROCEDURE
N/A
Solar Instruments
Solar ultraviolet (UV) and far ultraviolet (FUV) irradiance instrument
CONTACT
Tom Woods
LASP, U. Colorado
1234 Innovation Dr. Boulder, CO 80303
303-492-4224
tom.woods@lasp.colorado.edu
N/A
SECONDARY CONTACT
William McClintock
LASP, U. of Colorado
1234 Innovation Dr. Boulder, CO 80303
303-492-8407
bill.mcclintock@lasp.colorado.edu
http://lasp.colorado.edu/solstice/
SPECIFICATIONS
Spectral Range119-420 nm
Spectral ResolutionN/A
Spatial Coverage and ResolutionN/A
Temporal ResolutionDaily measurements ~ 15 times per day
Data Accuracy2-5%
Data PrecisionN/A
Physical ObservablesSolar UV and FUV irradiance
Derived OutputsSolar UV and FUV irradiance spectra
Concurrence OpportunitiesN/A
Expected LifetimeLaunched in Sept. 14, 1991. De-commissioned late 2005.
Location or OrbitLow-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite
Capability SummarySee http://lasp.colorado.edu/solstice/
SchedulingDaily solar irradiance measurements between 119 and 420 nanometers approximately 15 times per day.
Archival DataSee http://lasp.colorado.edu/solstice/ or http://lasp.colorado.edu/LISIRD/
Number of UsersN/A
Planned UpgradesN/A
Sub-InstrumentsN/A
Data ProductsSolar EUV irradiance spectra. See http://lasp.colorado.edu/solstice/ or http://lasp.colorado.edu/LISIRD/ for details.
University FacilityNo
National Ground BasedNo
SatelliteYes
Virtual ArchiveNo
REFERENCES
Primary instrument and data reference: Rottman, G. J., T. N. Woods, and T. P. Sparn, SOLar STellar Irradiance Comparison Experiment I : 1. instrument design and operation, J. Geophys. Res., 98, 10,667-10,677, 1993.
REMARKS
Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) / SOLar STellar Irradiance Comparison Experiment (SOLSTICE)
UPDATED ON
16 Nov 2009 10:04