Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitoring - III
Total solar irradiance monitoring
Assemblage of 3 active cavity radiometers, spectral range 0.15-5.0 µm
Evolution of ACRIM-I flown on SMM and ACRIM-II flown on UARS.
Sun pointing during orbital movement, data sampled each 2 min
Coverage / Cycle
One measurement after integration on all data taken during the diurnal orbit arc; thus 100 min
Flown on an R&D satellite
2000 to 2013-12-14
Satellites this instrument is flying on
Note: a red tag indicates satellites no longer operational, a
green tag indicates operational satellites, a blue tag indicates
Earth observation instrument Passive optical radiometer or spectrometer Solar irradiance monitor
No WIGOS subcomponents have been defined.
Tentative Evaluation of Measurements
The following list indicates which measurements can
retrieved from this category of instrument. To see a full Gap Analysis by Variable,
click on the respective variable.
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