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TOVS - Microwave Sounding Unit (MSU)

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The Microwave Sounding Unit (MSU) is one of 3 sub-instruments of the TIROS Operational Vertical Sounder (TOVS) system flown on successive spacecraft in the TIROS-N/NOAA series of Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellites (POES) since 1978. MSU measures thermal microwave radiation in the 4 regions of the oxygen emission spectrum at around 50GHz.

Abbreviation: tovs_msu
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instrumentType:      Instrument
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