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Early On-Orbit Performance of the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite Onboard the Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (S-NPP) Satellite
The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) is one of the key environmental remote-sensing instruments onboard the Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership spacecraft, which was successfully launched on October 28, 2011 from the Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Expand
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An overview of MODIS radiometric calibration and characterization
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) is one of the key instruments for NASA’s Earth Observing System (EOS), currently operating on both the Terra and Aqua satellites. The MODISExpand
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Multiyear On-Orbit Calibration and Performance of Terra MODIS Reflective Solar Bands
  • X. Xiong, J. Sun, +4 authors B. Guenther
  • Environmental Science, Computer Science
  • IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote…
  • 2 April 2007
This paper provides an overview of MODIS RSB on-orbit calibration algorithms and operational activities. Expand
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Prelaunch algorithm and data format for the Level 1 calibration products for the EOS-AM1 Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) radiometric calibration product (Level 1B) is described for the thermal emissive and reflective solar bands. Expand
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Lunar Calibration and Performance for S-NPP VIIRS Reflective Solar Bands
The Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (S-NPP) Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) has successfully operated for more than three years since its launch in October 2011. Expand
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A new method for retrieving band 6 of aqua MODIS
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) is a key research instrument for the NASA Earth Observing System (EOS) mission. Expand
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Monitoring on-orbit calibration stability of the Terra MODIS and Landsat 7 ETM+ sensors using pseudo-invariant test sites
Abstract The ability to detect and quantify changes in the Earth's environment depends on sensors that can provide calibrated, consistent measurements of the Earth's surface features through time. AExpand
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MODIS Reflective Solar Bands On-Orbit Lunar Calibration
The moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer (MODIS) protoflight model on-board the Terra spacecraft and the MODIS flight model 1 on the Aqua spacecraft were launched on December 18, 1999 and May 4, 2002, respectively. Expand
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An overview of the Earth Observing System MODIS instrument and associated data systems performance
The MODIS instrument on the EOS Terra Mission has completed over 2 years of successful operation. Expand
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Overview of Intercalibration of Satellite Instruments
Intercalibration techniques as outlined in this paper not only provide a practical means of identifying and correcting relative biases in radiometric calibration between instruments but also enable potential data gaps between measurement records in critical time series to be bridged. Expand
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