Satellite measurements of major tropospheric pollutants have been robustly demonstrated and are now routinely made. Geostationary measurements are the logical next step in pollution monitoring from space. Requirements and constraints for geostationary measurements are presented.
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(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1280) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric composition
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.1120) Remote sensing and sensors : Air pollution monitoring
K. Chance, "Global Monitoring of Tropospheric Pollution from Geostationary Orbit," in Fourier Transform Spectroscopy/ Hyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper HWA2.
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