RFM List of Abbreviations


CFC Chloro-Fluoro Carbon
ESA European Space Agency
FOV Field of View
ILS Instrument Line Shape
LBL Line-by-line
LTE Local Thermodynamic Equilibrium
LUT Look-Up Table
MIPAS Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding
ppmv Parts Per Million by Volume
RFM Reference Forward Model
SUM Software User's Manual
TIPS Total Internal Partition Sum
VMR Volume Mixing Ratio