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NASA's ozone instruments provide global measurements of total column ozone on a daily basis. Nimbus-7 TOMS operated from October 1978 to May 1993. Meteor-3 TOMS operated from August 1991 to December 1994. A gap of one and a half years followed. ADEOS TOMS provided data from August 17, 1996 until June 29, 1997 when the spacecraft failed. Earth Probe TOMS was launched on July 2, 1996 and provided data through 2005. The Aura spacecraft, launched in July 2004 and designed with a six-year lifetime contnues to provide TOMS data. Suomi OMPS was launched in October 2011 and is the newest instrument.

Earlier versions of these pages were supported by the National Science Foundation grants DUE-9455918 and DUE-9455924.
This page created by George Lisensky, Beloit College. Last modified September 14, 2017.

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