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SORCE SSI Workshop Summary



Joseph P. Rice, Jerald Harder, Martin Snow, Thomas Woods


Over 30 scientists and calibration specialists gathered at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland, for the first Solar Spectral Irradiance (SSI) Variations Workshop, Feb. 28-March 1, 2012. The purpose of the workshop was to address the interesting and conflicting differences for the reported SSI variations during the Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE) Mission and other missions. The SORCE science team, in collaboration with NIST and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) met with other SSI instrument teams and calibration experts to examine these discrepancies by focusing on issues primarily related to differences in understanding degradation trends that affect the measurement of solar cycle variations in irradiance.
The Earth Observer


remote sensing, solar spectrum, SORCE, climate, workshop
Created July 1, 2012, Updated February 19, 2017