The IASI instrument

The IASI instrument was designed by the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) to monitor the atmospheric state for weather prediction and climate/chemistry purposes. More specifically to measure accurate temperature and water vapour profiles, as well as the concentrations ...

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Monitoring of atmospheric composition with IASI

The radiance signal recorded by IASI is a composite of the initial longwave infrared emission (the Earth black body emission at the location of the measurement), modified for cloud free scenes by gaseous absorption and emission processes along the path. When a cloud is present in ...

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Access to Data


Carbon monoxide

Sulphur dioxide







 Publications (Link to CNES site)
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