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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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.
Scheme of the test setup for the emissivity measurements using a scanning radiometer like SPIRA.
(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. ASHRAE Transactions 104(1B):1775-83.
The scanning radiometer measurements are used directly to calculate both the conditioned space shortwave and longwave radiant heat gains from the lights as follows:
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.
Bindlish et al., "Validation of advanced microwave scanning radiometer soil moisture products," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol.
NASA has awarded ITT Space Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Exelis, Inc., of Fort Wayne, Indiana, a contract to provide the Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI), a scanning radiometer capable of measuring Earth s reflected sunlight and emitted thermal radiation.
NCEP/NCARreanalysis and ANA (Brazilian National Agency of Water Resources) and OISST analysis version 2 AVHRRAMSR (Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer-Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer) products from NCDC (National Climate Data Center) are provided by NOAA (available online), USA.
These included two Brewer Spectrophotometers, (1) Model MKIV, serial numbers 101 and 114, operated by the participants from NUVMC at the University of Georgia, which manage the EPA LIV Network; a UV Spectroradiometer developed and operated by participants from NIST; a Biospherical Instruments SUV-150 Ultraviolet Spectroradiometer, serial number 11-002, operated by participants from Biospherical Instruments which administer the NSF network; a Smithsonian SR-18 Ultraviolet Scanning Radiometer operated by participants from SERC with 18 defined filter wavelengths, serial number UI; and a prototype U-1000 Spectroradiome ter developed and operated by participants from ASRC at SUNY for the USDA UV Network.
2008), 2) the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR-2) on JAXA's GCOM-W1 satellite (Shimoda 2005), 3) the MADRAS and Sondeur Atmospherique du Profil d'Humidite Intertropicale par Radiometrie (SAPHIR) instruments on the French-Indian Megha-Tropiques satellite (Desbois et al.
rc and Reff were retrieved from the ground-based measurements of the transmitted solar radiation using Sun/Sky scanning radiometer called i-skyradiometer (POM-02).

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