Full Name Total Irradiance Monitor Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity
Instrument Type Earth radiation budget radiometers Geometry
Instrument Technology Solar irradiance monitor Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format HDF
Measurements and Applications Measurement of total solar irradiance directly traceable to SI units with an absolute accuracy of 0.03% and relative accuracy of 0.001% per year.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary Looks at the sun every orbit, providing 15 measurements per day
Accuracy Summary 0.04%
Waveband Summary
N/A (N/A)
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 NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Total ...
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Instrument Missions
SORCE - Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (2003 - 2020)
Glory - Glory (2011 - 2011)
TCTE - Total Solar Irradiance (TSI) Calibration Transfer (2013 - 2019)