THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - THIR -
Full Name Temperature-Humidity Infrared Radiometer Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric temperature and humidity sounders Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology Multi-channel/direction/polarisation radiometer Sampling
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Cloud observation
Resolution Summary 7 km at s.s.p. (window channel) and 22 km at s.s.p. (water vapour channel)
[Best Resolution: 7000m]
Swath Summary Cross-track, 48 rpm (8.1 km/line), swath horizon-to-horizon
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary Two-channel IR radiometer, 6.5-7.0 ?m and 10.5-12.5 ?m. Direct read-out on Nimbus-4
 
Instrument Measurements
Instrument Missions
NIMBUS-5 - Nimbus 5 (1972 - 1983)
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