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JPSS-1 VIIRS at-launch geometric performance

Guoqing Lin, Robert E. Wolfe, James J. Butler, Xiaoxiong (Jack) Xiong, Xingfa Gu
2016 Earth Observing Systems XXI  
Sept 2016 VCST/GEO 5 Spec Spec Spec Spec • MTF for M-bands mostly meets specification • I-bands images are very sharp, at least at TOA (I3D4 under-performs but is still good in MTF) • Track  ...  Improved a little, but not much Pointing (for geolocation) • Scan plane was measured to within 1 arcmin • Instrument mounting ( within 1 arcmin post-vibe), launch will add to the variation • On-orbit geolocation  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2238804 dblp:conf/eos/LinW16 fatcat:lfcwvs6xkbfh7dzhglhxfyxz2y

JPSS-1/NOAA-20 VIIRS early on-orbit geometric performance

Guoqing Lin, Robert E. Wolfe, James C. Tilton, Ping Zhang, John Dellomo, Bin Tan, James J. Butler, Xiaoxiong (Jack) Xiong, Xingfa Gu
2018 Earth Observing Systems XXIII  
The geometric performance of VIIRS is essential to retrieving accurate biogeophysical variables. This paper describes the early on-orbit geometric performance of the JPSS-1/NOAA-20 VIIRS.  ...  The first NOAA/NASA Join Polar Satellite System (JPSS-1) satellite was successfully launched on November 18, 2017, becoming NOAA-20.  ...  from many colleagues from Raytheon Company, The Aerospace Corporation, the NASA VIIRS Land SIPS, the VIIRS Characterization Support Team (VCST) Radiometric Group, the JPSS Program Office, the JPSS-1 Mission  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2320767 dblp:conf/eos/LinWT0DT18 fatcat:w7zrjcevubdufco7ut73gy7jem

Front Matter: Volume 9607

2015 Earth Observing Systems XX  
A unique citation identifier (CID) number is assigned to each article at the time of publication.  ...  -1 VIIRS pre-launch radiometric performance [9607-35] 9607 11 JPSS-1 VIIRS prelaunch spectral characterization and performance [9607-36] SESSION 8 PRE-LAUNCH INSTRUMENT CALIBRATION II 9607 12  ...  scenes [9607-39] 9607 15 JPSS-1 VIIRS solar diffuser stability monitor response versus sun angle of incidence [9607-40] SESSION 9 PRE-LAUNCH INSTRUMENT CALIBRATION III 9607 17 JPSS-1 VIIRS DNB  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2217969 dblp:conf/eos/X15 fatcat:it33jhcayzgtxdfvhsanrbzovi

Front Matter: Volume 9972

2016 Earth Observing Systems XXI  
A unique citation identifier (CID) number is assigned to each article at the time of the first publication.  ...  SYSTEM AND SUBSYSTEM INSTRUMENT PRELAUNCH CALIBRATION 9972 02 Development of low optical cross talk filters for VIIRS (JPSS) [9972-1] 9972 03 JPSS-1 VIIRS version 2 at-launch relative spectral response  ...  -1 VIIRS at-launch geometric performance [9972-58] 9972 1M vi Downloaded From: on 7/18/2018 Terms of Use:  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2260570 dblp:conf/eos/X16 fatcat:jrinvjjdxfbb3e62moksopvhwq

Front Matter: Volume 10764

James J. Butler, Xiaoxiong (Jack) Xiong, Xingfa Gu
2018 Earth Observing Systems XXIII  
A unique citation identifier (CID) number is assigned to each article at the time of publication.  ...  10764 1H JPSS-1/NOAA-20 VIIRS early on-orbit geometric performance [10764-52] 10764 1I A light contamination ranking index-based method for automating VIIRS day/night band stray light correction  ...  Contents ix Authors xi Conference Committee PRELAUNCH CALIBRATION 03 Prelaunch characterization and performance of JPSS-2 VIIRS reflective solar bands 10764 04 JPSS-1 VIIRS solar diffuser witness  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2515129 fatcat:syhirz2mtrdhfma3ippyzarnoy

Early Results from NOAA-20 (JPSS-1) VIIRS On-ORBIT Calibration and Characterization

X. Xiong, C. Cao, N. Lei, K. Chiang, A. Angal, Y. Li, S. Blonski, W. Wang, T. Choi
2018 IGARSS 2018 - 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium  
to help evaluate sensor at launch performance.  ...  Since launch in November 2018, the VIIRS on-board the NOAA-20 (or JPSS-1) satellite has completed its initial intensive on-orbit check-outs and several key calibration and validation activities scheduled  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to acknowledge dedicated efforts and contributions made by other members of the VIIRS calibration teams at NASA and NOAA and support from the mission operation team (MOT)  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2018.8519258 dblp:conf/igarss/XiongCLCALB0C18 fatcat:zresilryvzccpbzicdpmwfe2eq

Improved scheme for Cross-track Infrared Sounder geolocation assessment and optimization

Likun Wang, Bin Zhang, Denis Tremblay, Yong Han
2017 Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres  
More importantly, the new method is capable of performing postlaunch on-orbit geometric calibration by optimizing mapping angle parameters based on the assessment results and thus can be further extended  ...  The method uses spatially collocated radiance measurements from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) image band I5 to evaluate the geolocation performance of the CrIS Sensor Data Records  ...  to the following CrIS sensors on JPSS-1 and JPSS-2.  ... 
doi:10.1002/2016jd025812 fatcat:ewx5ftd2sbbstjaukqmf2omf7u

MODIS and VIIRS Calibration History and Future Outlook

Xiaoxiong Xiong, James J. Butler
2020 Remote Sensing  
The VIIRS is a MODIS follow-on instrument for the JPSS program.  ...  Adding to the ones operated onboard the S-NPP and NOAA-20 satellites launched in 2011 and 2017, respectively, three nearly identical VIIRS instruments will also be launched.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank contributions made by the instrument vendor throughout MODIS and VIIRS missions, the Terra and Aqua MODIS Project, and the JPSS program.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12162523 fatcat:ff3gvxnf4ratbecnfm5636u3vq

An Overview of the Science Performances and Calibration/Validation of Joint Polar Satellite System Operational Products

Lihang Zhou, Murty Divakarla, Xingpin Liu, Arron Layns, Mitch Goldberg
2019 Remote Sensing  
The recently launched JPSS-1 (renamed as NOAA-20) satellite is producing high-quality data products that have been available from S-NPP, along with additional products, as a direct result of the instrument  ...  The JPSS program at the Center for Satellite Applications and Research (JSTAR) leads the development of the algorithms, the calibration and validation of the products to meet the specified requirements  ...  Table 1 . 1 S-NPP VIIRS SDR performance meeting the specifications.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11060698 fatcat:h5eybmi4ijgevezwor6vzfpqme

Cloud-Base Height Estimation from VIIRS. Part I: Operational Algorithm Validation againstCloudSat

Curtis J. Seaman, Yoo-Jeong Noh, Steven D. Miller, Andrew K. Heidinger, Daniel T. Lindsey
2017 Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology  
Based on four 1-month evaluation periods representing each season from June 2014 to April 2015, statistics related to the VIIRS CBH retrieval performance have been collected.  ...  Results indicate that when compared against CloudSat, the VIIRS CBH retrieval does not meet the error specifications set by the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) program, with a root-mean-square error  ...  This work was supported by the JPSS Program Office through the NOAA/NESDIS/ Center for Satellite Applications and Research under NOAA Award NA14OAR4320125.  ... 
doi:10.1175/jtech-d-16-0109.1 fatcat:7jidhvfop5cxpg3czemwgjf67m

Evaluating the Magnitude of VIIRS Out-of-Band Response for Varying Earth Spectra

Benjamin Scarino, David R. Doelling, Rajendra Bhatt, Arun Gopalan, Conor Haney
2020 Remote Sensing  
As such, this article quantifies OOB contribution for multiple relative spectral response characterization versions across the S-NPP, NOAA-20, and JPSS-2 VIIRS sensors as a function of varied SCIAMACHY  ...  Additionally, instrument teams may find this evaluation method useful for pre-launch characterization of OOB contribution with specific Earth targets in mind rather than relying on general models.  ...  The authors would like to thank Amit Angal for his valuable insight regarding the many VIIRS spectral characterization efforts. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12193267 fatcat:e6fagi7jlfdwdi2loh7qykayie

Suomi NPP VIIRS prelaunch and on-orbit geometric calibration and characterization

Robert E. Wolfe, Guoqing Lin, Masahiro Nishihama, Krishna P. Tewari, James C. Tilton, Alice R. Isaacman
2013 Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres  
1] The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) sensor was launched 28 October 2011 on the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (SNPP) satellite.  ...  VIIRS has 22 spectral bands covering the spectrum between 0.412 μm and 12.01 μm, including 16 moderate resolution bands (M-bands) with a nominal spatial resolution of 750 m at nadir, five imaging resolution  ...  The Aerospace Corporation, Raytheon Company, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, the SNPP Land PEATE, the VIIRS Calibration Support Team (VCST) Radiometric Group, and the JPSS Program Office.  ... 
doi:10.1002/jgrd.50873 fatcat:es4uwolrwrd65k6dcwehfyqmiq

Post-launch Calibration Support for VIIRS onboard NASA NPP spacecraft

Xiaoxiong Xiong, Kwo-Fu Chiang, Jeffrey McIntire, Mathew Schwaller, James Butler
2011 2011 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium  
The primary responsibility of NICSE is to independently monitor and evaluate on-orbit radiometric and geometric performance of the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument and to validate  ...  its Sensor Data Record (SDR) [1].  ...  PRE-LAUNCH SENSOR CHARACTERIZATION The VIIRS flight model unit 1 (F1) sensor has undergone through a comprehensive set of pre-launch calibration and characterization activities.  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2011.6049945 dblp:conf/igarss/XiongCMSB11 fatcat:q7zbo6jnmzdm5apmlumls6diwq

Front Matter: Volume 10785

Steven P. Neeck, Toshiyoshi Kimura, Philippe Martimort
2018 Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XXII  
A unique citation identifier (CID) number is assigned to each article at the time of publication.  ...  Additional papers and presentation recordings may be available online in the SPIE Digital Library at  ...  data [10785-41] 10785 17 An early assessment of JPSS-1/NOAA-20 VIIRS day-night band on-orbit calibration and performance [10785-42] 10785 18 Post-launch evaluation and improvements of NOAA-20 VIIRS  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2517170 fatcat:63hdfo5hofh7vixm75k37qlsxq

Front Matter: Volume 10402

James J. Butler, Xiaoxiong (Jack) Xiong, Xingfa Gu
2017 Earth Observing Systems XXII  
A unique citation identifier (CID) number is assigned to each article at the time of publication.  ...  -1 VIIRS RSB sensor spectral response calibration and its applications [10402-55] 10402 1K Atmospheric correction for JPSS-2 VIIRS response versus scan angle measurements [10402-56] 10402 1L VIIRS  ...  pre-launch near field response characterization [10402-57] 10402 1M Spectralon solar diffuser BRDF variation for NPP, JPSS J1 and J2 [10402-58] 10402 1N Establishing BRDF calibration capabilities  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2299452 dblp:conf/eos/X17 fatcat:u7a6tvbkufhqvb5onw4qmm4zsa
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