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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - IIR -
Full Name Imaging Infrared Radiometer Status Operational
Instrument Agencies CNES Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format HDF
Measurements and Applications Radiometer optimised for combined IIR/lidar retrievals of cirrus particle size.
Resolution Summary 1 km
[Best Resolution: 1000m]
Swath Summary 64 km
Accuracy Summary 1 K
Waveband Summary TIR: 8.7 µm, 10.5 µm, and 12.0 µm (0.8 µm resolution)
TIR (~6.0 µm - ~15.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud imagery 
Cloud cover 
Instrument Missions
CALIPSO - Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations (2006 - 2017)
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