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—Aura, the last of the large Earth Observing System observatories, was launched on July 15, 2004. Aura is designed to make comprehensive stratospheric and tropospheric composition measurements from its four instruments, the High Resolution Dynamics Limb Sounder (HIRDLS), the Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS), the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI), and the(More)
—Results from an instrument-level spectral characterization of the 21-channel High Resolution Dynamics Limb Sounder (HIRDLS) flight instrument will be presented. These data were obtained during the prelaunch calibration of HIRDLS at the University of Oxford (fall 2002). A monochromator, equipped with a controllable diffraction grating, was used to produce(More)
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