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Comments on Navy/NRL requirements for sea surface temperature and surface wind measurements on Seasat-ASEASAT instrumentation payload requirements to provide satellite data for the Navy fleet operational fog prediction program include: (1) some form of C-band microwave radiometer capability; (2) a scanning antenna with a 40-km Instanteneous Field of View (IFOV) for the C-band channel; (3) a narrow band and high resolution IR scanning radiometer for cloud free areas; and (4) a capability for measuring surface winds of 3 to 50 m/sec at + or - 10% accuracy and 50 to 100 km spatial resolution.
Document ID
19760004412
Document Type
Other
Authors
Ruskin, R. E.
(Naval Research Lab. Washington, DC, United States)
Jeck, R. K., Jr.
(Naval Research Lab. Washington, DC, United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 1974
Publication Information
Publication: NASA, Washington Seasat-A Sci. Contrib.
Subject Category
Oceanography
Accession Number
76N11500
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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