R. Vincent Leslie

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Ahstract-The Micro-sized Microwave Atmospheric Satellite (MicroMAS) is a 3U cubesat (30xlOxlO cm, 4kg) hosting a passive microwave spectrometer operating near the 118.75-GHz oxygen absorption line. The focus of the first MicroMAS mission (hereafter, MicroMAS-1) is to observe convective thunderstorms, tropical cyclones, and hurricanes from a near-equatorial(More)
This paper develops a precipitation retrieval algorithm for the Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) recently launched aboard the U.S. Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite. The algorithm is called the ATMS MIT Precipitation retrieval algorithm version 1 (ATMP-1), employs neural network estimators trained and evaluated(More)