VIRTEM: Fourier Transform spectrometers measurements at CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Molecular Spectroscopy Facility (MSF)
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Publication Date: 2007-02-21
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Validation data for the IASI (Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer) satellite instrument. IASI was a moderate resolution (0.25cm^-1) Fourier Transform spectrometer which was scheduled for flight in 2002 on the European METOP satellite. IASI delivered vertical profiles of temperature and humidity data with a resolution of 1km. VIRTEM was an EU project to validate the instrumentation and retrieval methods to be used on IASI. This file contains a summary of the measurements, pressure and temperatures.
Citable as: STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (2007): VIRTEM: Fourier Transform spectrometers measurements at CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Molecular Spectroscopy Facility (MSF). NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/2f4dd3ef2a6d3f133102c5806042bf80
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Keywords: VIRTEM, Temperature, Gases, Pressure
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Data was acquired by IASI (Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer) satellite instrument on the European METOP satellite. Data is later passed on to the BADC where it is stored in an archive.
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- long_name: Carbon
- gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/G053
- gcmd_keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Agriculture > Soils > Carbon
- names: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/G053, EARTH SCIENCE > Agriculture > Soils > Carbon
- units: Arbitrary Units
- names: Intensity