Abstract

This paper summarizes the different types of passive radiometers flown on meteorological satellites for vertically sounding the lower atmosphere.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

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U.S. civilian satellite lower atmosphere passive-sounding instrumentation evolution. The number of spectral channels is given within the parentheses. (P) indicates proposed.

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Table I Passive Radiometers for Sounding the Lower Atmosphere from Civilian U.S. Satellites

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