scanning radiometer


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scanning radiometer

[′skan·iŋ ‚rād·ē′äm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
An image-forming system consisting of a radiometer which, by the use of a plane mirror rotating at 45° to the optical axis, can see a circular path normal to the instrument.
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The Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR and AMSR-E) sensor only operated a single ~6.
JAXA, 2013: Data users' manual for the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR2) onboard the Global Change Observation Mission 1st--Water "SHIZUKU" (GCOM-W1), 2nd edition.
Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer - Earth Observing System (AMSR-E) sensor on NASA's Aqua satellite (AMSR-E) provides measurements of soil moisture, snow water equivalent, surface wetness, wind speed, atmospheric cloud water, and oceanic water vapor, including precipitation rate, sea surface temperature, sea ice concentration, and atmospheric parameters for the investigation of global water and energy cycles.
1) Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR2): A sensor used to observe the natural emission of microwave electromagnetic waves from the ground surface, ocean surface, atmosphere and others.
Measurement of radiant heat gain from office equipment using a scanning radiometer.
The scanning radiometer measurements are used directly to calculate both the conditioned space shortwave and longwave radiant heat gains from the lights as follows:
The technical approach for the radiative/convective split is based on the scanning radiometer measurement technique.
For conically scanning radiometer imagers (with channels up to 90 GHz), the strategy is to convert observations of one satellite to virtual observations of another using a non-sun-synchronous sensor (e.
The Smithsonian SR-18 Ultraviolet Scanning Radiometer, serial number UI, measures total solar ultraviolet irradiance at fixed wavelengths selected by 18 interference filters from 290 nm to 324 nm with nominal 2 nm bandwidths.
Six ERBE instruments built by TRW, three nonscanning and three scanning radiometers, were launched in pairs on three satellites between 1984 and 1986.

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