CEOS Instrument: Particle Environment Monitor

Agency: NASA
Mission: UARS
Status:No longer operational
Type:Space environment monitor
Description:PEM measures UV and charged particle energy inputs: determines type, amount, energy and distribution of charged particles injected into Earth's thermosphere, mesosphere and stratosphere
Spatial Resolution: N/A
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: N/A
Technology: Space environment monitor
Description: Package of instruments mainly to measure the energy of charged particles hitting the platform, both integrated and spectrally analysed. A main purpose is to monitor the platform safety. Applicable in LEO and GEO.

Measurement List:

  Outgoing long-wave radiation at TOA

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CEOS Systems Engineering Office (SEO)

CEOS Data Base Version: 17 - Created: 2012-01-18