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ESA's Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer: mission, system, and applications
Author(s): Michael Rast; Jean-Loup Bezy
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Paper Abstract

MERIS is designed primarily as an ocean color sensor with potential extension to land observations, which will also be utilized for atmospheric investigations. As a moderate spatial resolution, wide swath sensor, this instrument will provide data to be used as inputs to climatological, global and ecosystem models on a long-term basis. An overview is presented of the mission plan, the system design as being studied by industry, and the application objectives as derived from the user requirements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1298, Imaging Spectroscopy of the Terrestrial Environment, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21342
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Michael Rast, ESA/ESTEC (Netherlands)
Jean-Loup Bezy, ESA/ESTEC (Netherlands)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1298:
Imaging Spectroscopy of the Terrestrial Environment
Gregg Vane, Editor(s)

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