Aerosols and surface UV products from Ozone Monitoring Instrument observations: An overview

@article{Torres2007AerosolsAS,
  title={Aerosols and surface UV products from Ozone Monitoring Instrument observations: An overview},
  author={Omar Torres and Aapo Tanskanen and Ben Veihelmann and Changwoo Ahn and Remco Braak and Pawan K. Bhartia and Pepijn Veefkind and Pieternel F. Levelt},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={112}
}
We present an overview of the theoretical and algorithmic aspects of the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) aerosol and surface UV algorithms. Aerosol properties are derived from two independent algorithms. The nearUV algorithm makes use of OMI observations in the 350-390 nm spectral region to retrieve information on the absorption capacity of tropospheric aerosols. OMI-derived information on aerosol absorption includes the UV Aerosol Index and absorption optical depth at 388 nm. The other… 

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