THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - NEMS -
Full Name Nimbus-E Microwave Sounder Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity
Instrument Type Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology Multi-channel/direction/polarisation radiometer Sampling
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Nearly-all-weather temperature profile
Resolution Summary 180 km
[Best Resolution: 180000m]
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 5-channel MW radiometer. Two units: one for water vapour (2 channels), one for temperature (3 channels)
 
Instrument Measurements
Instrument Missions
NIMBUS-5 - Nimbus 5 (1972 - 1983)
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