microwave radiometer


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microwave radiometer

[′mī·krə‚wāv ‚rād·ē′äm·əd·ər]
(electronics)
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Caption: IN MICROWAVES The cut-out shows data from Juno's Microwave Radiometer, which detects microwaves emitted from ammonia in Jupiter's atmosphere down to 350 km.
Launching into three orbital planes and harnessing the power of scanning microwave radiometers, TROPICS can monitor changes in the precipitation, humidity, temperature and cloud properties of hurricanes every 21 minutes.
Friesen, "Global soil moisture patterns observed by space borne microwave radiometers and scatterometers," Surveys in Geophysics, vol.
In this paper, the K-band ground-based hyperspectral microwave radiometer (BHU-K80) for water vapor profiling is introduced, which is used to measure the continuous atmospheric radiation spectral power in 18-26 GHz.
One of three sensors, the Differential Microwave Radiometer (DMR), detected broadband noise temperature at 31.
The TRMM also carries a passive microwave radiometer, the TRMM microwave imager (TMI), which takes observations in nine channels at five frequencies--10.
This is where Windsat comes in, a new polar metric microwave radiometer managed by the Office of Naval Research and funded by the Navy, DOD Space Test Program and the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Integrated Program Office (IPO).
The satellite passive-microwave record of Arctic ice began in December 1972, following the launch of the Electrically Scanning Microwave Radiometer (ESMR) on board NASA's Nimbus 5 satellite.
The task of the microwave radiometer is to measure this antenna temperature [T.

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