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GeoSCIA lite – Mission Goal Improved Monitoring and Forecast of Air Quality over Europe via hourly measurements of the composition of the tropopsphere.

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2 GeoSCIA lite – Mission Goal Improved Monitoring and Forecast of Air Quality over Europe via hourly measurements of the composition of the tropopsphere (O 3, NO 2, SO 2, HCHO, H 2 O, clouds, aerosol) with 10 km x 10 km spatial resolution

3 GeoSCIA lite Mission Profile  The First Geostationary Atmospheric Chemistry Mission Primary Products: hourly synoptics maps of O 3, NO 2, SO 2, HCHO, H 2 O, clouds and aerosol over Europe pre-operational demonstration of user services (EUMETSAT, GMES Atmosphere) strong scientific value (transport and transformation in the troposphere) Value Added Products (Air Quality Index, UV-Index, Health warnings, etc.) by combining GeoSCIA lite data with data from other sources via data fussion and assimilation  Measurements from GEO of European Area (10°W-20°E, <5°NS) with UV + VIS + NIR nm, 755 – 775 nm high spectral0,2 - 0,5 nm high spatial  10 x 10 km temporal resolution  60 minutes  Mission Duration:  3 years +2yrs extension (launch in 2009)

4 SCIAMACHY: trop. NO 2, Monthly Mean GeoSCIA lite shall provide this type of data approx. every hour during daytime with nearly an order of magnitude better spatial resolution

5 Research and Application Areas l Air quality monitoring and forecast l Detection and surveillance of pollution; l Control of air pollution emissions and their transboundary transport l UV radiation monitoring and forecasting; l Improve Emission Inventories. l Transport and Transformation in the Troposphere lIndustrial Pollutions lLink between tropospheric chemistry and climate change Primary Objectives Secondary Objectives

6 Involvement of End-User “End-User-Type” Application Areas lHealth Warning (Air Quality, UV) lTransboundary Transport of Pollutants lEU Directives l“GMES Type” End-Users End Users: lEU lEUMETSAT lEnvironmental Agencies (regional, national, EU) lNational Weather Services l…

7  GeoSCIAlite Proposal will build on the findings from: GeoSCIA EEOM 1998 proposal evaluation GeoSCIA/GeoTROPE, EEOM 2002 proposal evaluation GeoSCIA Improvements Study (DLR) GeoSCIA UK Study EUMETSAT post-MSG studies

8 GeoSCIA lite Team  German Science Team: MPI Chem Mainz, MPI Met HH, IER Uni Stuttgart, EURAD Uni Köln, IFE/IUP Uni Bremen, IUP Uni Heidelberg, DLR IPA Oberpfaffenhofen...  Industry: EADS/Astrium GmbH (instrument), OHB AG (platform/launcher, proposal prime)  Operations & Processing: GSOC, DLR-DFD, DLR-IMF Oberpaffenhofen  Value Added Products & End-Users I/F: DLR-DFD Oberpfaffenhofen  UK Team: Uni Leicester, RAL, SIRA, Astrium Ltd.  International Team: EMPA/CH, KNMI/NL, CNRS/F, NASA GSFC/US etc.


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