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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - ESMR (Nimbus-5) -
Full Name Electrically Scanning Microwave Radiometer Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity
Instrument Type Cloud profile and rain radars Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications
Resolution Summary 25 km s.s.p.
[Best Resolution: 25000m]
Swath Summary Electronic: cross-track, swath 3100 km
[Max Swath: 3100 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary Single frequency, 19.35 GHz, single polarisation.
 
Instrument Measurements
Instrument Missions
NIMBUS-5 - Nimbus 5 (1972 - 1983)
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