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Microwave Radiometric Standards Development at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology

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Author(s)

Dave K. Walker

Abstract

NIST’s stated mission is, “To promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.” NIST offers an extensive range of resources of interest to the GRSS community, including measurement support and standards for optical radiometry and photometry, space weather, atmospheric spectroscopy, carbon mitigation, ozone photometry, atmospheric chemistry, and statistical data analysis. Radiometric standards and metrology at NIST span the UV, visible, IR, millimeter and submillimeter wave bands, and recently expanded into the microwave frequency regime. The purpose of this article is to report on the history, progress, and future direction of microwave remote sensing research and development within NIST.
Citation
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters
Issue
161

Citation

Walker, D. (2011), Microwave Radiometric Standards Development at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters (Accessed March 3, 2024)
Created December 1, 2011, Updated January 27, 2020