CEOS Instrument: Imaging Infrared Radiometer

Agency: CNES
Mission: CALIPSO
Type:Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer
Description:Radiometer optimised for combined IIR/lidar retrievals of cirrus particle size
Spatial Resolution: 1 km
Swath Width: 64 km
Wavebands: TIR: 8.7 ?m, 10.5 ?m, and 12.0 ?m (0.8 ?m resolution)
Technology: Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer
Description: Instrument designed to address more objectives by appropriate blending of the characteristics of spectral coverage and resolution, spatial resolution, radiometric accuracy, etc.. Spectral coverage in bands of Vis, NIR, SWIR, MWIR and TIR (0.4-15 Ám). Number of channels from a few to a few tens, separated by dichroics and filters. Channel bandwidths around 10 %. Spatial resolution typically 30m-3 km. Applicable in LEO and GEO.

Measurement List:

  Cloud imagery
  Cloud cover

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