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Design Of The Improved Stratospheric And Mesospheric Sounder (ISAMS) On The Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS)
Author(s): Guy D. Peskett
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Paper Abstract

ISAMS is a temperature and composition sounder due to fly on the NASA UARS in 1989. The mission objectives, design rationale and expected performance are described. Features of this limb viewing infrared radiometer are its use of the pressure modulation technique of spectral selection and closed cycle cooling of the detectors to achieve background limited performance.

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Date Published: 1 May 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0589, Instrumentation for Optical Remote Sensing from Space, (1 May 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.951918
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Guy D. Peskett, University of Oxford (U. K.)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0589:
Instrumentation for Optical Remote Sensing from Space
John W. Lear; Andre Monfils; Sidney L. Russak; John S. Seeley, Editor(s)

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