CEOS Instrument: Backscatter lidar




Instrument:ALISSA
Agency: ROSKOSMOS
Mission: PRIRODA
Status:No longer operational
Type:Atmospheric lidar
Description:Lidar instrument providing cloud altimetry, boundary layer, aerosols, cloud top altitude and aerosol backscatter data
Spatial Resolution: N/A
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: N/A
Technology: Atmospheric lidar
Description: Lidar measuring the backscattering of atmospheric components such as clouds and aerosol. One or two wavelengths can be exploited, in UV or Vis or NIR. Nadir-only, resolution typically ~ 100 m both horizontal and vertical. Applicable only in LEO.

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