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Publication Citation: Proposed Development of a National Standard for Microwave Brightness Temperature

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Author(s): James P. Randa; Amanda Cox; David K. Walker;
Title: Proposed Development of a National Standard for Microwave Brightness Temperature
Published: August 04, 2006
Abstract: We review the advantages of a national standard for microwave brightness temperature and outline our proposed approach toward developing such a standard. The proposal is a combined standard that would comprise both a standard radiometer, traceable to primary noise standards, and a fully characterized standard target.
Conference: 2006 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium
Location: Denver, CO
Dates: July 31-August 4, 2006
Keywords: brightness, temperature, microwave radiometry, radio calibration, remote sensing standrds.
Research Areas: Electromagnetics
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