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VAS demonstration: (VISSR Atmospheric Sounder) descriptionThe VAS Demonstration (VISSR Atmospheric Sounder) is a project designed to evaluate the VAS instrument as a remote sensor of the Earth's atmosphere and surface. This report describes the instrument and ground processing system, the instrument performance, the valiation as a temperature and moisture profiler compared with ground truth and other satellites, and assesses its performance as a valuable meteorological tool. The report also addresses the availability of data for scientific research.
Document ID
19860004398
Document Type
Other - NASA Reference Publication (RP)
Authors
Montgomery, H. E. (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Uccellini, L. W. (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Date Acquired
September 5, 2013
Publication Date
October 1, 1985
Subject Category
METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY
Report/Patent Number
NASA-RP-1151
REPT-85F0274
NAS 1.61:1151
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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