ENVISAT AO - ID:158: CINAMON: Characterisation, INterpretation, Application, and Maturation of key Ozone-related ENVISAT-1 level-2 products, using correlative observations associated with the NDSC

Updated 2003-06-26

The present project aims at the geophysical validation, from pole to pole and on the long term, of key ozone-related level-2 products (O3, NO2, BrO, OClO, and ClO) from GOMOS, MIPAS and SCIAMACHY onboard ENVISAT-1, and at a contribution to the maturation of the related level-1b-to-2 data processors. Application data processing will be used to convert level-2 data into a more suitable format for validation and scientific end-users. The respective performances of the ENVISAT data products, and their sensitivity to various relevant parameters, will be investigated from the Arctic to the Antarctic, over a variety of geophysical conditions. The impact of these performances on specific atmospheric chemistry studies will be emphasised. The pseudo-global investigations will rely on correlative studies of ENVISAT data with high-quality ground-based, in situ and balloon observations associated with the Network for the Detection of Stratospheric Change (NDSC).

Time frame

Project time span
2000 - 2005
Data collection
not specified
Data processing
not specified
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
Jean-Christopher Lambert
Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA-IASB) Avenue Circulaire/Ringlaan, 3 B-1180 Brussels Belgium
+32 2 373 04 68
+32 2 374 84 23
Other project contacts

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Climate change effects
Media sampled/studied/modelled


Regions studied
Jungfraujoch, High Altitude Research Station
Kiruna Observatory, IRF
Koldewey Station, Ny-Ålesund/Spitsbergen
Sodankylä (FMI-ARC)
Stations or areas where observations are made

- Ny-Ålesund (78.5°N, 11.93°E) operated by NILU, IFE/U. Bremen, - Thule (77°N, 69°W) operated by DMI, - Bear Island (75°N, 19°E) operated by NILU - Scoresbysund (70°N, 22°W) operated by CNRS/DMI - Tromsö (70°N, 19°E) operated by NILU - Andoya (69°N, 16°E) operated by NILU, CNRS - Kiruna (68°N, 21°E) operated by NIWA, IMK/IRF - Sondre Stromfjord (67°N, 51°W) operated by DMI - Sodankylä (67°N, 27°E) operated by CNRS/FMI - Salekhard (67°N, 67°E) operated by CNRS/CAO, CAO - Zhigansk (67°N, 123°E) operated by CNRS/CAO - Orland (63°N, 9°E) operated by NILU - Yakutsk (62°N, 130°E) operated by CAO - Harestua (60°N, 10°E) operated by BIRA-IASB - Oslo/Kjeller (60°N, 11°E) operated by NILU - Moscow (56°N, 38°E) operated by CAO - Bremen (53°N, 8°E) operated by IFE/U.Bremen - Aberystwyth (52°N, 4°W) operated by U.Wales - Hohenpeissenberg (48°N, 11°E) operated by DWD - Bern (47°N, 7°E) operated by U.Bern - Jungfraujoch (47°n, 8°E) operated by BIRA-IASB, U.Bern/U.Bordeaux - Payerne (46°N, 7°E) operated by ETH - Arosa (46°N, 9°E) operated by ETH - Bordeaux (45°N, 1°W) operated by U. Bordeaux - Plateau de Bure (45°N, 6°E) operated by U. Bordeaux - Haute Provence (44°N, 6°E) operated by CNRS, BIRA-IASB, U.Reims - Mauna Loa (20°N, 156°W) operated by NIWA - Tarawa (1°N, 173°E) operated by CNRS, NIWA - Saint Denis (21°S, 55°E) operated by CNRS/U.Reunion - Bauru (22°S, 49°W) operated by CNRS/UNESP - Lauder (45°S, 170°E) operated by NIWA - Kerguelen (49°S, 70°E) operated by CNRS - Chile (TBD, TBD) operated by NILU - Macquarie (55°S, 159°E) operated by NIWA - Vernadsky (65°S, 64°W) operated by BAS/KTSU - Dumont d’Urville (67°S, 140°E) operated by CNRS - Rothera (68°S, 68°W) operated by BAS - Halley (76°S, 27°W) operated by BAS - Arrival Heights (78°S, 167°E) operated by NIWA

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Other institutes involved in the project

Co-Investigators: (1) M. Van Roozendael, M. De Mazière, D. Fonteyn, J.-F. Müller (IASB-BIRA, Belgium) (2) F. Goutail, J.-P. Pommereau, S. Godin, A. Sarkissian (SA/CNRS, France) (3) D.W. Arlander, G. Braathen, G. Hansen, (4) Y. Orsolini (NILU, Norway) (5) P.V. Johnston, K. Kreher (NIWA, Lauder, New Zealand) (6) S.B. Andersen (DMI, Copenhagen, Denmark) (7) A. Barbe (U. Reims, France) (8) N.A. Bui Van (UNESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil) (9) J.P. Burrows, K. Künzi, J. Langer, A. Richter, F. Wittrock (IFE/U. Bremen, Germany) (10) H. Claude (DWD, Hohenpeissenberg, Germany) (11) J. de La Noë, P. Baron, O. Lezeaux, P. Ricaud (U. Bordeaux, France) (12) V. Dorokhov (CAO, Moscow, Russia) (13) J.F. Gleason (NASA/GSFC, MD, USA) (14) G. Hochschild (IMK, Karlsruhe, Germany) (15) N. Kaempfer (U. Bern, Switzerland) (16) E. Kyrö (FMI, Sodankylä, Finland) (17) J. Leveau (U. Reunion, France) (18) G. Milinevski (KTSU, Kiev, Ukraine) (19) U. Raffalski (IRF, Kiruna, Sweden) (20) H.K. Roscoe, J.D. Shanklin (BAS, Cambridge, UK) (21) J. Staehelin (ETH-Zürich, Switzerland) (22) G. Vaughan (U. Wales, Aberystwyth, UK)

Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

(1) Links with the NDSC/WMO: Network for the Detection of Stratospheric Change/World Meteorological Organisation.

Other related projects

ENVISAT AO projects: - AO ID 126, PI M. De Mazière: Validation of ENVISAT-1 level-2 products related to lower atmosphere O3 and NOy chemistry by an FTIR. - AO ID 130, PI R. Zander: Global study of inorganic chlorine and fluorine loading in the Earth’s atmosphere, based on correlative measurements by ENVISAT-1 and at 10 NDSC sites.

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