IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
Atmospheric Composition Processing System (ACPS)
January 1, 2009
The Atmospheric Composition Processing System (ACPS) is a Community-Oriented Measurement-based Processing System that builds on the heritage mission-based processing used for MODIS, Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer, and Ozone Monitoring Instrument missions. The ACPS features key changes in scalability, interfaces, and provenance capture that will increase access to NASA's Earth Science data and processing capabilities as well as improve the overall system's usefulness as compared with its predecessors. The ACPS consolidates measurement-based processing into a highly reusable suite that will also serve as the platform for NASA's evaluation of the operational ozone products from the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project satellite planned to launch in 2010.