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Atmospheric sounding at JPL: current and future technologies

Steven E. Broberg, Thomas S. Pagano, Hartmut H. Aumann, Larrabee Strow, Steven L. Gaiser, Bjorn F. Andresen, Gabor F. Fulop
2003 Infrared Technology and Applications XXIX  
JPL is currently managing the instrument operations, calibration and data system for the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) on the EOS Aqua spacecraft.  ...  AIRS has 2378 infrared channels with high spectral resolution (1200) covering the 3.7 to 15.4 micron wavelength range.  ...  The calibration data analysis is the combined effort of the AIRS calibration team, including Steve Gaiser, Denise Hagan, and Ken Overoye and Margie Weiler of BAE SYSTEMS.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.487261 fatcat:4sjl7vjqrfeivgfs4msw5cz7zi

Page 1118 of Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences Vol. 62, Issue 4 [page]

2005 Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences  
distribution * of infrared radiance across the 650-2700 em =!  ...  such as the Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS) and the Advanced Technology Micro- wave Sounder (ATMS) to fly on the NPOESS Prepa- ratory Program (NPP) satellite and the follow-on Corresponding author  ... 

Validation of Atmospheric InfraRed Sounder (AIRS) spectral radiances with the Scanning High-resolution Interferometer Sounder (S-HIS) aircraft instrument

David C. Tobin, Henry E. Revercomb, Chris C. Moeller, Robert O. Knuteson, Fred A. Best, William L. Smith, Paul van Delst, Daniel D. LaPorte, Scott D. Ellington, Mark D. Werner, Ralph G. Dedecker, Raymond K. Garcia (+8 others)
2004 Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere IX  
sounder, the Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS), over the life of the mission.  ...  It is expected that aircraft flights of the S-HIS and its close cousin the NPOESS Atmospheric Sounder Testbed (NAST) will be used to check the long-term stability of AIRS and the NPOESS operational follow-on  ...  Acknowledgements We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Integrated Project Office (IPO), contract 50-SPNA-1-00039 and of NASA contract NAS5-31375 for support of S-HIS instrument lysis for this work  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.566060 fatcat:vrbi7ogpwje33pusqp63b544fy

Early calibration results from the atmospheric infrared sounder (AIRS) on Aqua

Thomas S. Pagano, Hartmut H. Aumann, Steven L. Gaiser, David T. Gregorich, Hung-Lung Huang, Daren Lu, Yasuhiro Sasano
2003 Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds III  
AIRS Requirements IFOV : 1 . 1 '~ 0.6' (13.5 km x 7.4 km) Scan Range: k49.5' IR Spectral Range: 3.74-4.61 pm, 6.2-8.22 pm, s.s-15.4 pm IR Spectral Resolution: = 1200 @/Ah) No.  ...  Exceptional temperaturelperformance stability achieved in orbit In-Flight Calibration Complete Science team is very excited and impressed by the performance observed by the instrument and the radiance  ...  Number in the Earth View dn, , , , = Space view counts offset. a, = Radiometric offset. a,:30 PM Equatorial Crossing As ce n d i n g Da yt i me ELEVEN SPECIAL CALIBRATION TESTS USED TO TREND PRE-FLIGHT  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.465869 fatcat:xe7r6rw2knbqhnax5hxz6vf2xa

Rapidly updated hyperspectral sounding and imaging data for severe storm prediction

Gail Bingham, Scott Jensen, John Elwell, Joel Cardon, David Crain, Hung-Lung (Allen) Huang, William L. Smith, Hank E. Revercomb, Ronald J. Huppi, Marija Strojnik Scholl, Gonzalo Páez
2013 Infrared Remote Sensing and Instrumentation XXI  
Several studies have shown that a geostationary hyperspectral imager/sounder can provide the most significant value increase in short term, regional numerical prediction weather models over a range of  ...  After the EO3 GIFTS flight demonstration program was changed to an Engineering Development Unit (EDU) due to funding limitations by one of the partners, the EDU was subjected to flight-like thermal vacuum  ...  The impact of the first generation LEO ultra-spectral sounders (USS), the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) on NASA's Aqua spacecraft, the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) on EUMETSAT's  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2030687 fatcat:iwqwvvbllzfproxsukvjxnhfuy

IASI spectral radiance validation inter-comparisons: case study assessment from the JAIVEx field campaign

A. M. Larar, W. L. Smith, D. K. Zhou, X. Liu, H. Revercomb, J. P. Taylor, S. M. Newman, P. Schlüssel
2010 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
other advanced sounders such as the AQUA Atmospheric In-fraRed Sounder (AIRS) is enabled.  ...  This manuscript focuses on validating infrared spectral radiance from the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) through a case study analysis using data obtained during the recent Joint Airborne  ...  support of the NAST  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-10-411-2010 fatcat:7wneeipvmfcqrormq7kqsxsmhu

Infrared calibration for climate: a perspective on present and future high-spectral resolution instruments

Henry E. Revercomb, James G. Anderson, Fred A. Best, David C. Tobin, Robert O. Knuteson, Daniel D. LaPorte, Joe K. Taylor, William L. Smith, Sr., Allen M. Larar, Tadao Aoki, Ram Rattan
2006 Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Remote Sensing Technology, Techniques, and Applications  
The new era of high spectral resolution infrared instruments for atmospheric sounding offers great opportunities for climate change applications.  ...  A major issue with most of our existing IR observations from space is spectral sampling uncertainty and the lack of standardization in spectral sampling.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Integrated Project Office (IPO), contract 50-SPNA-1-00039, of NASA contract NAS5-31375, and of the DOE ARM Program for support of work that  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.694084 fatcat:aey7nsuntzd5zioafxgxt5hpqa

The Infrared Absolute Radiance Interferometer (ARI) for CLARREO

Joe K. Taylor, Henry E. Revercomb, Fred A. Best, David C. Tobin, P. Jonathan Gero
2020 Remote Sensing  
If flown in an orbit that frequently crosses sun-synchronous orbits, ARI could be used to inter-calibrate the international fleet of infrared (IR) hyperspectral sounders to similar measurement accuracy  ...  closely match those of an ideal system, given the limit set by the natural variability of the atmosphere.  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12121915 fatcat:62bs2evpgjb27ivjt7uka27fl4

Highly accurate FTIR observations from the scanning HIS aircraft instrument

Henry E. Revercomb, David C. Tobin, Robert O. Knuteson, Fred A. Best, William L. Smith, Sr., Paul F. W. van Delst, Daniel D. LaPorte, Scott D. Ellington, Mark W. Werner, Ralph G. Dedecker, Raymond K. Garcia, Nick N. Ciganovich (+7 others)
2005 Multispectral and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Instruments and Applications II  
It is expected that aircraft flights of the S-HIS and the NAST will be used to check the long-term stability of AIRS and the NPOESS operational follow-on sounder, the Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS  ...  Development in the mid 80s of the High-resolution Interferometer Sounder (HIS) instrument for the high altitude NASA ER2 aircraft demonstrated the capability for advanced atmospheric temperature and water  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Integrated Project Office (IPO), contract 50-SPNA-1-00039 and of NASA contract NAS5-31375 for support of S-HIS instrument refinement, field  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.579018 fatcat:2baorpwoxfcbjfapbaf4wy3drm

First light from the Superconducting Integrated Receiver on board Terahertz Limb Sounder TELIS

P. Yagoubov, G. de Lange, R. Hoogeveen, A. de Lange, V. Koshelets
2008 2008 33rd International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves  
We present the flight configuration and performance of the Superconducting Integrated Receiver (SIR) channel on the TELIS instrument (Terahertz and Submm Limb Sounder).  ...  The SIR has been assembled, fully integrated into the system and thoroughly tested in preparation for the flight campaign in May 2008 (Teresina, Brazil).  ...  TELIS is designed to be a compact, lightweight instrument capable of providing broad spectral coverage, high spectral resolution and long flight duration (~24 hours duration in a flight campaign).  ... 
doi:10.1109/icimw.2008.4665849 fatcat:fdlfzfolezestki7efwo5tjf3u

Far infrared spectroscopy of the troposphere (FIRST): flight performance and data processing

S. Wellard, G. Bingham, H. Latvakoski, M. Mlynczak, D. Johnson, K. Jucks, Marija Strojnik
2006 Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing XIV  
The far-infrared spectroscopy of the troposphere (FIRST) project, flown in June 2005, provided a balloon-based demonstration of the two key technologies required for a space-based far-IR spectral sensor  ...  We discuss the FIRST Fourier transform spectrometer system (0.6 cm -1 unapodized resolution), its radiometric calibration in the spectral range from 10 to 100 µm, and its performance and science data from  ...  Approximately one-half of the energy leaving the Earth is contained in this spectral region. One-half to three-quarters of the energy leaving the atmosphere is in the far-infrared.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.683976 fatcat:jkz3nyuiubgh7i7ifmb46uib74

Far-infrared Spectroscopy of the Troposphere (FIRST): sensor calibration performance

Gail E. Bingham, Harri M. Latvakoski, Stanley J. Wellard, Martin G. Mlynczak, David G. Johnson, Wesley A. Traub, Kenneth W. Jucks, Allen M. Larar, Makoto Suzuki, Qingxi Tong
2005 Multispectral and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Instruments and Applications II  
We discuss the FIRST Fourier transform spectrometer system (0.6 cm -1 unapodized resolution), along with its radiometric calibration in the spectral range from 10 to 100 µm.  ...  The far-infrared spectroscopy of the troposphere (FIRST) project will provide a balloon-based demonstration of the key technologies required for a space-based far-IR spectral sensor.  ...  Approximately one-half of the energy leaving the Earth is contained in this spectral region. One-half to three-quarters of the energy leaving the atmosphere is in the far-infrared.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.578770 fatcat:obizhhsmkrcbjiqfctjhwmzq6e

Optical Passive Sensor Calibration for Satellite Remote Sensing and the Legacy of NOAA and NIST Cooperation

Raju Datla, Michael Weinreb, Joseph Rice, B. Carol Johnson, Eric Shirley, Changyong Cao
2014 Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology  
This paper traces the cooperative efforts of scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to improve the calibration  ...  of operational satellite sensors for remote sensing of the Earth's land, atmosphere and oceans.  ...  The views, opinions, and findings contained in this paper are those of the authors and should not be construed as official positions, policy, or decisions of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  ... 
doi:10.6028/jres.119.008 pmid:26601030 pmcid:PMC4597424 fatcat:d6oxf2r3kvgm7gqapkw5344xju

STORM: sounding and tracking observatory for regional meteorology to launch in 2016

Gail Bingham, Scott Jensen, John Elwell, Joel Cardon, David Crain, Hung-Lung (Allen) Huang, William L. Smith, Hank E. Revercomb, Ron Huppi, Marija Strojnik Scholl, Gonzalo Páez
2013 Infrared Remote Sensing and Instrumentation XXI  
Ultra-spectral sounders (USS) in low earth orbit have significantly improved weather forecast accuracy in recent years, and their impact could be significantly improved with reduced revisit times.  ...  From GEO the USS can observe surface thermal properties and atmospheric weather and chemistry variables in four dimensions.  ...  The impact of the first generation LEO ultra-spectral sounders (USS), the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) on NASA's Aqua spacecraft, the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) on EUMETSAT's  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2030601 fatcat:3t2jsypiifegxichqmgftg3nrm

Mistic winds, a microsatellite constellation approach to high-resolution observations of the atmosphere using infrared sounding and 3d winds measurements

K. R. Maschhoff, J. J. Polizotti, H. H. Aumann, J. Susskind, Roland Meynart, Steven P. Neeck, Toshiyoshi Kimura, Haruhisa Shimoda
2016 Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XX  
The spectral remote sensing measurements that would be provided by MISTiC TM Winds are similar to those of NASA's Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) that was built by BAE Systems and currently operates  ...  AIRS has been providing well-calibrated infrared spectral radiance observations used in weather and climate research and operational weather forecasting for more than a decade.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The support of this work by NASA through the ESTO Instrument Incubator Program  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2241412 fatcat:iyb2jxft2rbdzd4rjfjet2u7ja
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