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Standard Radiometers and Targets for Microwave Remote Sensing

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Author(s)

James P. Randa, Amanda Cox, Dave K. Walker, Michael H. Francis, Katherine MacReynolds, Jeffrey R. Guerrieri

Abstract

We describe the NIST effort to develop brightness-temperature standards for microwave and millimeter-wave frequencies. Results of preliminary measurements at 26 GHz are presented.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium
Conference Dates
September 20-24, 2004
Conference Location
Anchorage, AK, USA

Keywords

brightness temperature, microwave radiometry, radiometer calibration, remote sensing, standards

Citation

Randa, J. , Cox, A. , Walker, D. , Francis, M. , MacReynolds, K. and Guerrieri, J. (2004), Standard Radiometers and Targets for Microwave Remote Sensing, Proceedings of International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Anchorage, AK, USA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=31736 (Accessed February 26, 2024)
Created September 23, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021