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Hawkeye radiometric calibration methodology
Author(s): Shihyan Lee; Alan Holmes; Gerhard Meister; Frederick S. Patt; Gene Feldman
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Paper Abstract

Hawkeye is an ocean color instrument designed, manufactured and characterized at Cloudland Instruments, CA. It is a push broom instrument that has 8 spectral bands similar to SeaWiFS and a spatial resolution of 120 m. Each spectral band has 1800 detectors (pixels) and all 14,000 detectors (pixels) need to be calibrated independently. This paper describes the preliminary design of on-orbit calibration method to correct for the instrument response’s temperature sensitivity, scan angle dependency in radiometric sensitivity, relative spectral response (RSR), nonlinearity, and polarization sensitivity. We will provide a brief description on how each of the calibration parameters are used to address the instrument characteristics and how the calibration parameters are derived from instrument test data and use to retrieve ocean color products.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 September 2018
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 10764, Earth Observing Systems XXIII, 107640C (7 September 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2325143
Show Author Affiliations
Shihyan Lee, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States)
NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Alan Holmes, Cloudland Instruments, Inc. (United States)
Gerhard Meister, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Frederick S. Patt, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States)
NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Gene Feldman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10764:
Earth Observing Systems XXIII
James J. Butler; Xiaoxiong (Jack) Xiong; Xingfa Gu, Editor(s)

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