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AIRS (Atmospheric Infrared Sounder)

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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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Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: Shockwave
Date Added to MERLOT: June 13, 2004
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 26, 2015
Submitter: Gerry Hanley


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Language: English
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Avatar for Dr. Troy Tenhet
8 years ago

Dr. Troy Tenhet (Teacher (K-12))

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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