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Recommended Terminology For Microwave Radiometry



James P. Randa, Janne Lahtinen, Adriano Camps, A. Gasiewski, Martti Hallikainen, David Leine V, Manuel Martin-Neira, Jeff Piepmeier, Philip Rosenkranz, Christopher Ruf, James Shiue, Niels Skou


We present recommended definitions for common terms in microwave remote-sensing radiometry. Terms are grouped into three chapters: General Terminology, Real-Aperture Radiometers, and Polarimetric Radiometry. AN alphabetical index lists the terms that are defined and the chapters in which the definitions are located.
Technical Note (NIST TN) -


definitions, microwave radiometry, remote sensing, standard terminology


Randa, J. , Lahtinen, J. , Camps, A. , Gasiewski, A. , Hallikainen, M. , Leine, D. , Martin-Neira, M. , Piepmeier, J. , Rosenkranz, P. , Ruf, C. , Shiue, J. and Skou, N. (2008), Recommended Terminology For Microwave Radiometry, Technical Note (NIST TN), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed July 12, 2024)


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Created August 1, 2008, Updated February 19, 2017