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AIRS (Atmospheric Infrared Sounder)

AIRS (Atmospheric Infrared Sounder)

The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS), an advanced sounder containing 2378 infrared channels and four visible/near-infrared channels, aimed at obtaining highly accurate temperature profiles within the atmosphere plus a variety of additional Earth/atmosphere products. AIRS will be the highlighted instrument in the AIRS/AMSU-A/HSB triplet centered on measuring accurate temperature and humidity profiles throughout the atmosphere.

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Dr. Troy Tenhet
Dr. Troy Tenhet (Faculty)
10 years ago
Another solid resource that deals with issues important to our planet. Once again, this resource is packed with images and is data-heavy.
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