THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
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 Open Access Data Format HDF-EOS
Measurements and Applications Measurements of solar luminosity and solar constant. Data used as record of time variation of total solar irradiance, from extreme UV through to infrared.
Resolution Summary 5 deg FOV
Swath Summary 71 mins per orbit of full solar disk data
Accuracy Summary 0.1% of full scale
Waveband Summary UV - MWIR: 0.15 - 5 µm
UV (~0.01 µm - ~0.40 µm)
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
MWIR (~3.0 µm - ~6.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Radiation budgetDownwelling (Incoming) solar radiation at TOA
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Earth Radiation Budget click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
ACRIMSAT - Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor (1999 - 2013)
Copyright CEOS | About | Site Search | Report an Issue Researched and written by Symbios