THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - ACRIM II -
Full Name Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity
Instrument Type Earth radiation budget radiometers Geometry
Instrument Technology Solar irradiance monitor Sampling Sounding
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Measurements of solar luminosity and solar constant.Data used as record of ime variation of total solar irradiance, from extreme UV through to infra-red.
Resolution Summary Not applicable
Swath Summary Not applicable
Accuracy Summary Measures integrated flux of solar radiation to <0.1%
Waveband Summary UV - FIR: 1 nm - 50 µm
TBD
Instrument Measurements
Instrument Missions
UARS - Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (1991 - 2005)
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