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Radiometric calibration of space-borne Fourier transform infrared-emission spectrometers: proposed scenario for European Space Agency's Michelson interferometer for passive atmospheric sounding
Author(s): Daniel Lamarre; Jean Giroux
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Paper Abstract

The Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding (MIPAS) will limb-sound the atmosphere by measuring its midinfrared emission with an apodized resolution of 0.05/cm. Given the current expected temperature variations of the instrument over the orbit, MIPAS will require a deep space reference measurements after every altitude scan, and a combined deep space and blackbody measurement at a lower frequency. For an adequate acquisition efficiency, low resolution calibration measurements will be performed, at 0.2/cm or 1/cm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1493, Calibration of Passive Remote Observing Optical and Microwave Instrumentation, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46682
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Daniel Lamarre, Bomem Inc. (Canada)
Jean Giroux, Bomem Inc. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1493:
Calibration of Passive Remote Observing Optical and Microwave Instrumentation
Bruce W. Guenther, Editor(s)

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