CEOS Instrument: PREcision Monitoring of Solar Variability

Agency: CNES
Mission: PICARD
Type:Solar irradiance monitor
Description:Solar UV and visible flux in selected wavelength bands.
Spatial Resolution: N/A
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: UV: 230 nm, 311 nm, 402 nm; VIS: 548 nm
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 TOA

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