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WIND Imaging Interferometer (WINDII) on the upper-atmosphere research satellite
Author(s): William A. Gault; Gordon G. Shepherd; Gerard Thuillier; Brian H. Solheim; Charles H. Hersom; Jean-Francis Brun; Susan Brune; J. Gore
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Paper Abstract

WINDII is an imaging, field widened Michelson interferometer built by Canada and France for ffight on NASA's Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, which was launched September 12, 1991. Its primary purpose is to measure winds in the 80—300 km region of the atmosphere by observing airglow emissions. It has performed well to date. The design of the instrument is outlined in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 June 1992
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1745, Instrumentation for Planetary and Terrestrial Atmospheric Remote Sensing, (29 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60599
Show Author Affiliations
William A. Gault, York Univ. (Canada)
Gordon G. Shepherd, York Univ. (Canada)
Gerard Thuillier, Service d'Aeronomie du CNRS (France)
Brian H. Solheim, York Univ. (Canada)
Charles H. Hersom, York Univ. (Canada)
Jean-Francis Brun, Service d'Aeronomie du CNRS (France)
Susan Brune, AIT Corp. (Canada)
J. Gore, CAL Corp. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1745:
Instrumentation for Planetary and Terrestrial Atmospheric Remote Sensing
Supriya Chakrabarti; Andrew B. Christensen, Editor(s)

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