CEOS Instrument: Improved Stratospheric and Mesospheric Sounder instrument




Instrument:ISAMS
Agency: NASA
Mission: UARS
Status:No longer operational
Type:Limb-scanning IR spectrometer
Description:
Spatial Resolution: N/A
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: N/A
Technology: Limb-scanning IR spectrometer
Description: Spectrometer operating in MWIR and TIR with spectral resolution typically around 0.01 % required for atmospheric chemistry. Designed to provide high vertical resolution in the upper troposphere and above by scanning the Earth’s limb. Many thousands of channels. Spatial resolution typically 1-3 km vertical, 300-500 km horizontal. Applicable only in LEO.

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