Measurements of total ozone using Dobson spectrometers: Some comments on their history

The Dobson ozone spectrometer has been used for studies of the ozone layer for about 60 years. It remains indispensable for assessing the accuracy of satellite-borne instruments. The steps which led to the present understanding of global ozone distribution and variations are reviewed.

Details

Publication status:
Published
Author(s):
Authors: Farman, J.C.

Date:
1 December, 1989
Journal/Source:
Planetary and Space Science / 37
Page(s):
1601-1604
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):
https://doi.org/10.1016/0032-0633(89)90148-7