CEOS Instrument: NIST active Cavity Radiometer

Agencies: NASA [Primary]
Mission: DSCOVR
Status:Being developed
Type:Solar irradiance monitor
Description:Measure the energy emitted and reflected by the Earth
Spatial Resolution: N/A
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: 0.2um-100um in 4 channels
Technology: Solar irradiance monitor
Description: Observes radiation coming from the Sun, either integrated (i.e., in the interval 0.2-10 Ám, observed by cavity radiometers) or spectrally resolved (e.g., in the interval 0.2-2 Ám, observed by a spectrometer), or for special features (X-rays, UV, etc,). Applicable in LEO and GEO.

Measurement List:

  Outgoing long-wave radiation at Earth surface

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CEOS Systems Engineering Office (SEO)

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