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Performance of the CrIS engineering development unit
Author(s): Ronald J. Glumb; Frederick L. Williams; Joseph P. Predina
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Paper Abstract

The Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS) is one of the mission-critical instruments onboard the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS). CrIS develops vertical profiles of moisture, temperature, and pressure in the earth's atmosphere by measuring upwelling atmospheric infrared radiation at very high spectral resolution. This paper describes initial test results for the CrIS Engineering Development Unit #3 (EDU3).

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 November 2004
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 5543, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing XII, (4 November 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.566490
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Ronald J. Glumb, ITT Industries, Inc. (United States)
Frederick L. Williams, ITT Industries, Inc. (United States)
Joseph P. Predina, ITT Industries, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5543:
Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing XII
Marija Strojnik, Editor(s)

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