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Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder: a new atmospheric temperature and humidity sounder for operational polar-orbiting weather satellites
Author(s): James C. Shiue
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Paper Abstract

The Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) is a new generation of microwave instrument for measuring atmospheric temperature and humidity profiles from satellites. It is being developed in the U.S. for the future operational weather satellite systems, called the National Polar- orbiting Operational Environment Satellite System (NPOESS). This paper presents some key design features of the ATMS, its essential characteristics, the expected performance, and program status.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 December 2001
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4540, Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites V, (12 December 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.450657
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James C. Shiue, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4540:
Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites V
Hiroyuki Fujisada; Joan B. Lurie; Konradin Weber; Joan B. Lurie; Konradin Weber, Editor(s)

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