Millimeter Imaging Radiometer (MIR)


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The Millimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer (MIR) is a cross-track-scanning radiometer that measures radiation at nine frequencies. In every scanning cycle of about 3 seconds in duration, it views two external calibration targets. MIR responds predominantly to atmospheric parameters like water vapor, clouds, and precipitation.

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Point(s) of Contact: 
James R. Wang (POC; Mgr), Carey Johnson (PI)