Izvestiya, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics

, Volume 54, Issue 9, pp 1399–1407 | Cite as

Ground-Based Field Measurements and Calibrations of a New Satellite Spectrometer for Monitoring the Earth’s Ozone Layer

  • Y. S. DobrolenskiyEmail author
  • D. V. Ionov
  • O. I. Korablev
  • A. A. Fedorova
  • E. A. Zherebtsov
  • A. E. Shatalov
  • A. V. Poberovskii


The results obtained from test ground-based measurements with a new satellite instrument for mo-nitoring the Earth’s ozone layer are considered. The developed spectrometer, called ozonometer-TM, is to be installed aboard small near-Earth spacecraft (Ionosphere). The ozonometer-TM has been developed for monitoring the total ozone content based on the nadir satellite measurements of reflected and scattered light. This instrument operates within a spectral range of 300–500 nm with a spectral resolution of about 0.3–0.6 nm. Its qualification prototype has been manufactured and a number of test ground-based measurements have been performed at the Kislovodsk High-Mountain Station and in Orel. Estimates of the total ozone content have been obtained and compared with independent satellite data obtained during practically the same time period.


total ozone content satellite spectrometer ozonometer 



This work was supported by the Russian Science Fund (project no. 16-12-10453).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. S. Dobrolenskiy
    • 1
    Email author
  • D. V. Ionov
    • 2
  • O. I. Korablev
    • 1
  • A. A. Fedorova
    • 1
  • E. A. Zherebtsov
    • 3
    • 4
  • A. E. Shatalov
    • 3
  • A. V. Poberovskii
    • 2
  1. 1.Space Research Institute, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Faculty of Physics, St. Petersburg State UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.Astron Electronics Research and Production EnterpriseOrelRussia
  4. 4.University of OuluOuluFinland

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