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
Measurements Overview
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud imagery
Cloud cover
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Cloud Properties click here click here CPR Cloud Properties DARDAR-CLOUD L2
CPR Cloud Properties DARDAR-CLOUD L2
IIR Cloud Properties L2
IIR Cloud Properties L2
IIR Cloud Properties L2
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Instrument Missions
CALIPSO - Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations (2006 - 2023)