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microwave limb sounder

E. Julius Dasch

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

Second edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780192806314
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191728013
microwave limb sounder

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A remote-sensing instrument that measures microwave thermal emission from the limb (edge) of the Earth's atmosphere in order to sense

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Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics

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