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Technical equipment of ground-based stations for total ozone measurements in Russia and prospects of modernization

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Changes in the total ozone in the Earth’s atmosphere affect both the observed atmospheric changes and the climate of our planet. Ground-based measurements of the total ozone in the Russian Federation are carried out with the use of Dobson and Brewer spectrophotometers and SAOZ spectrometers; M-124 filter ozonometers are used in the Russian ozone network. In the near future, we will start the installation and trial operation of up-to-date automated UVOS spectrometers for observations of the total ozone and UV radiation. The work describes the main specifications of equipment used in ground-based measurements of the total ozone in Russia. The problems of modernization of the national network for the total ozone and UV solar radiation monitoring are considered.

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Original Russian Text © V.M. Dorokhov, G.A. Ivlev, V.I. Privalov, A.M. Shalamyansky, 2014, published in Optika Atmosfery i Okeana.

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Dorokhov, V.M., Ivlev, G.A., Privalov, V.I. et al. Technical equipment of ground-based stations for total ozone measurements in Russia and prospects of modernization. Atmos Ocean Opt 27, 566–572 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1024856014060050

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Keywords

  • atmosphere
  • total ozone
  • spectrophotometer
  • spectrometer