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Microwave Atmospheric-Pressure SensorReport describes tests of microwave pressure sounder (MPS) for use in satellite measurements of atmospheric pressure. MPS is multifrequency radar operating between 25 and 80 GHz. Determines signal absorption over vertical path through atmosphere by measuring strength of echoes from ocean surface. MPS operates with cloud cover, and suitable for use on current meteorological satellites.
Document ID
19850000478
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Flower, D. A. (Caltech)
Peckham, G. E. (Caltech)
Bradford, W. J. (Caltech)
Date Acquired
August 12, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 1986
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 9
Issue: 4
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Report/Patent Number
NPO-16496
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.