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ScaRaB ground calibration
Author(s): Francis E. Sirou; Magdeleine C. Dinguirard; Pascal Churoux; Thierry Tremas
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Paper Abstract

Scarab Flight Model is a four channels scanning radiometer, launched in February 1994, with the same ERBE scientific mission. It worked perfectly during one year, aboard a Russian satellite, METEOR 3 N degrees 7. Data wee very consistent with ERBE results. Calibration of FM2 and Spare Model is described. The calibration comprises three phases: solar/diffuser short wave source; blackbodies long wave sources under vacuum; integrating sphere short wave source. Results are described and a comparison between the tow last methods is established.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 September 1997
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3117, Earth Observing Systems II, (18 September 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.283814
Show Author Affiliations
Francis E. Sirou, Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Magdeleine C. Dinguirard, ONERA (France)
Pascal Churoux, ONERA (France)
Thierry Tremas, CNES (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3117:
Earth Observing Systems II
William L. Barnes, Editor(s)

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