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Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa


Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa, 2012, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 160-166

Preliminary Results of Experiments with L-band Microwave Radiometric System Onboard of RS ISS

M.T. Smirnov 1, A.A. Khaldin 2
1 Fryazino Department of Institute of Radioengineering and Electronics RAS, 141190, Fryazino, Moscow region, Vvedenskogo sq. 1
2 Special Design Bureau IRE RAS, 141190, Fryazino, Moscow region, Vvedenskogo sq. 1
L-band microwave radiometric system RK-21-8 mounted onboard of Russian Segment of International Space Station is aimed on the development of new technologies in Earth remote sensing. Preliminary analyses of obtained data show that measuring characteristics of instrument are stable. Data obtained allow to estimate characteristics of microwave thermal emission for variety of earth surfaces and RFI situation during measuring campaign
Keywords: microwave radiometry, Earth remote sensing
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