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Science support for the earth radiation budget sensor on the Nimbus-7 spacecraft

Science support for the earth radiation budget sensor on the Nimbus-7 spacecraft

final technical report for the period February 1976-September 1982

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Published by Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nimbus (Artificial satellite),
  • Glacial epoch -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew P. Ingersoll, principal investigator
    SeriesNASA-CR -- 175251, NASA contractor report -- 175251
    ContributionsGoddard Space Flight Center, California Institute of Technology. Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14929634M

    This paper examines the correlation and consistency of the solar total irradiances measured by the Nimbus-7 Earth Radiation Budget (ERB), the Solar Maximum Mission Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor (SMM ACRIM) -1, the Earth Radiation Budget Satellite Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBS ERBE), and the Upper Atmosphere Research. The Nimbus 7 research-and-development satellite served as a stabilized, earth-oriented platform for the testing of advanced systems for sensing and collecting data in the pollution, oceanographic and meteorological disciplines. The polar-orbiting spacecraft consisted of three major structures: a hollow torus-shaped sensor mount, solar paddles, and; a control housing unit that was connected to.

    Nimbus-7 Earth radiation budget calibration history. Part 1: The solar channels The Earth Radiation Budget (ERB) experiment on the Nimbus-7 satellite measured the total solar irradiance plus broadband spectral components on a nearly daily basis from 16 Nov. , until 16 June Months of additional observations were taken in late and in JPL is the leading U.S. center for robotic exploration of the solar system, and has 19 spacecraft and 10 major instruments carrying out planetary, Earth science and space-based astronomy missions. Current.

    Abstract: Earth Radiation Budget (ERB) instrument consists of three separate elements with a total of 22 sensors: a ten channel solar telescope, 4 fixed wide field of view (WFOV) sensors that view the entire visible disk of the Earth, and an 8 channel (4 telescopes, 2 spectral windows, - microns and - 50 microns) narrow field of view (NFOV) scanner. Abstract: NIMBUS7_NFOV_MLCE data are Nimbus 7 Narrow Field of View (NFOV) Maximum Likelihood Cloud Estimation (MLCE) Data in Native Format. The NIMBUS7_NFOV_MLCE data set uses the Nimbus-7 measurements and the MLCE algorithm for better regional and temporal resolution. The Earth Radiation Budget (ERB) parameters, derived from the Nimbus-7 scanner measurements, were .


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Science support for the earth radiation budget sensor on the Nimbus-7 spacecraft Download PDF EPUB FB2

Science support for the Earth radiation budget sensor on the Nimbus-7 spacecraft Ingersoll, A. Abstract.

Experimental data supporting the Earth radiation budget sensor on the Nimbus 7 Satellite is given. The data deals with the empirical relations between radiative flux, cloudiness, and other meteorological parameters; response of a zonal Author: A.

Ingersoll. The Earth's Radiation Budget: When it comes to climate and climate change, the Earth's radiation budget is what makes it all happen. Swathed in its protective blanket of atmospheric gases against the boiling Sun and frigid space, the Earth maintains its life-friendly temperature by reflecting, absorbing, and re-emitting just the right amount of solar : Rebecca Lindsey.

Get this from a library. Science support for the earth radiation budget sensor on the Nimbus-7 spacecraft: final technical report for the period February September [Andrew P Ingersoll; Goddard Space Flight Center.; California Institute of Technology.

Division of. In Advanced Remote Sensing, Earth Radiation Budget. The Earth radiation budget is a concept for understanding the energy the Earth receives from the Sun and the Earth emits back to outer space. The Earth radiation budget is brought into imbalance as the Earth receives more energy from the Sun.

As a result, the Earth emits more infrared energy. The Nimbus satellites were second-generation U.S. robotic spacecraft used for meteorological research and development.

The spacecraft were designed to serve as stabilized, Earth-oriented platforms for the testing of advanced systems to sense and collect atmospheric science data. Seven Nimbus spacecraft have been launched into near-polar, sun-synchronous orbits beginning with Nimbus 1 on August.

Nimbus 7 research and development satellite served as a stabilized, earth-oriented platform for the testing of advanced systems for sensing and collecting data in the pollution, oceanographic and meteorological disciplines.

The polar-orbiting spacecraft consisted of three major structures: a hollow torus, shaped sensor mount, solar paddles, and. Nimbus Nimbus is a NASA meteorological research-and-development satellite program (parallel to the operational TIROS program) which started in with the prime objective to test new instrument concepts (introduction of sensor technology), a secondary objective was to provide atmospheric data for improved weather forecasts.

Nimbus Overview Spacecraft Launch Mission Status Sensor Complement References. Nimbus is a NASA meteorological research-and-development satellite program (parallel to the operational TIROS program) which started in with the prime objective to test new instrument concepts (introduction of sensor technology), a secondary objective was to provide atmospheric data for improved weather.

A box-beam structure mounted within the center of the torus provided support for the larger sensor experiments. Mounted on the control housing unit, which was located on top of the spacecraft, were sun sensors, horizon scanners, and a command antenna. Earth Science; Additional Information. Nimbus 7 earth radiation budget (ERB.

Sensor complement: (ERBE, SAGE-II) Background: Although first measurements of Earth's radiation budget were gathered with the ERB (Earth Radiation Budget) instrument flown on NASA's Nimbus-6 and -7 spacecraft (launch Jlaunch Oct.

24,respectively) - however, the ERBE instruments were able to provide more accurate and systematic parameters for estimating the Earth's.

Science Support for the Earth Radiation Budget Sensor on the Nimbus-7 Spacecraft Final Technical Report for the period February - September NASA Grant Number HAS Andrew P.

Ingersoll, Principal Investigator Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences California Institute of Technology Pasadena, California NASA's Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS) was designed to investigate how energy from the Sun is absorbed and re-radiated by the Earth.

Understanding this process helps reveal patterns in Earth's weather. One of the longest-running spacecraft missions to date, ERBS was launched on October 5, on the Space Shuttle Challenger and retired on Octo Background. The radiation budget represents the balance between incoming energy from the Sun and outgoing thermal (longwave) and reflected (shortwave) energy from the Earth.

In the 's, NASA recognized the importance of improving our understanding of the radiation budget and its effects on the Earth.

The polar-orbiting spacecraft consisted of three major structures: (1) a hollow torus-shaped sensor mount, (2) solar paddles, and (3) a control housing unit that was connected to the sensor mount by a tripod truss structure.

These structures gave the spacecraft a. Eighteen months of wide field-of-view (WFOV) outgoing longwave radiation (OLR) measurements from the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) NOAA-9 and NOAA spacecraft have been deconvolved to produce resolution-enhanced flux maps at the top of the -9 had a LST equator-crossing time, and NOAA a LST equator-crossing time.

Earth-radiation-budget (ERB) experiments on board the Nimbus-6 (ERB 6) and Nimbus-7 (ERB 7) spacecraft have measured wide-field-of-view total ( to 50 micron), shortwave ( to. The Nimbus 6 research-and-development satellite served as a stabilized, earth-oriented platform that tested advanced systems for the sensing and collecting of global-scale meteorological data.

The polar-orbiting spacecraft consisted of three major structures: (1) a hollow torus-shaped sensor mount, (2) solar paddles, and (3) a control housing. More on Nimbus The Nimbus 7 research-and-development satellite served as a stabilized, earth-oriented platform for the testing of advanced systems for sensing and collecting data in the pollution, oceanographic and meteorological disciplines.

The polar-orbiting spacecraft consisted of three major structures: (1) a hollow torus-shaped sensor. Description. This set of solar irradiance was supplied by the experimenter on a 5 1/4-in floppy disk in ASCII format for an IBM-PC.

The daily averaged total solar irradiances were derived from measurements made by channel 10C (i.e., the cavity sensor) of the Nimbus-7 Earth Radiation Budget. Total solar irradiance measurements from the ‐ Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS) active cavity radiometer and ‐ Nimbus 7 transfer cavity radiometer spacecraft experiments are analyzed to detect the presences of 11‐, 22‐, and 80‐year irradiance variability components.

The Nimbus-7 Earth Radiation Budget (ERB) instrument began recording data on Novem and continued through J The principal products are nine years of global albedo, outgoing longwave, and net radiation plus continuing solar irradiance measurements.The earth radiation budget as determined from the ERB experiment aboard the NIMBUS 7 polar‐orbiting satellite is presented in the form of time‐latitude cross sections, hemispherically and globally averaged time plots, and annual global averages for the time .Nimbus-7 Earth Radiation Budget (ERB) solar measurements extend from Novemto Decembut with data gaps in and The measurements include the total solar.