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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - SIM-2 -
Full Name Solar Irradiation Monitor-2 Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NRSCC, CAST, NSMC-CMA, CNSA Maturity
Instrument Type Earth radiation budget radiometers Geometry
Instrument Technology Solar irradiance monitor Sampling
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Solar irradiance monitoring.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 0.2 - 50 µm
UV (~0.01 µm - ~0.40 µm)
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
FIR (~15.0 µm - ~0.1 cm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Radiation budgetDownwelling (Incoming) solar radiation at TOA
Upward short-wave irradiance at TOA
Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Earth Radiation Budget click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
FY-3C - FY-3C Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2013 - 2020)
FY-3E - FY-3E Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2021 - 2026)
FY-3G - FY-3G Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2022 - 2027)
FY-3H - FY-3H Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2022 - 2028)
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