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APMIR-NRL
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Currently available.
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Contact: Justin Bobak 202-767-9215 or Dave Dowgiallo 202-767-8259, Naval Research Laboratory
Airborne Measurements
The Airborne Polarimetric Microwave Imaging Radiometer (APMIR) is a suite of 5 radiometers consisting of frequency bands at 6.6, 6,8, 7.2, 10.7, 18.7, 22.2, and 37GHz. The 10.7, 18.7, and 37GHz radiometers are polarimetric. The sensor is mounted in a gimbaled system that rotates in azimuth and elevation for imaging purposes.
CONTACT
CDR John J Coffey, USN
Naval Research Laboratory/VXS-1
4555 Overlook Ave SW, Code 1400 Washington DC 20375-5320
(202) 767-2273
john.coffey@nrl.navy.mil
SECONDARY CONTACT
Steven C. Reising
Colorado State University
1373 Campus Delivery Electrical and Computer Engineering Fort Collins, CO 80523-1373
+1-970-491-2228
Steven.Reising@ColoState.edu
http://www.engr.colostate.edu/ece/facultystaff/facultypage.cfm?pass=36
SPECIFICATIONS
No Specifications Found
REMARKS
The APMIR system has flown on cal/val missions since 2001, supporting the WindSat and SSMIS satellites. APMIR can also be configured for field experiments which include soil moisture, rfi detection, snow/ice observations, and wave/foam analysis.
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47