BackForwardInstrument:  PMAI 

Instrument details
Acronym PMAI
Full name Short-wave Infrared Polarized Multi-Angle Imager
Purpose Experimental instrument for aerosol and cloud measurements
Short description Imager with 3 spectral bands centred at 1.03um, 1.370um, 1.640 um
Background Experimental instrument only for FY-3G.
Scanning Technique Need more details
Resolution Need more details
Coverage / Cycle Need more details
Mass Power Data Rate


Providing Agency CMA
Instrument Maturity Backed by strong heritage
Utilization Period: 2023 to 2029
Last update: 2023-05-08
Detailed characteristics
Satellites this instrument is flying on

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Instrument classification
  • Earth observation instrument
  • Passive optical radiometer or spectrometer
  • Moderate resolution optical imager
WIGOS Subcomponents
  • Subcomponent 2
  • Multi-angle, multi-polarization radiometers
  • Multi-angle, multi-polarization radiometer
Mission objectives
No mission objectives have been defined.
Evaluation of Measurements

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Note: * Primary mission objective.