Introduction to the Special Issue on the Chinese FengYun-3 Satellite Instrument Calibration and Applications

IN THE past two decades, the Chinese satellite program has been rapidly growing from a single-payload platform to multiple-sensor instruments measuring upwelling ultraviolet, visible, infrared, and microwave radiation emitted from Earth and its atmosphere. The second generation of Chinese polarorbiting satellite series, namely, FengYun (FY)-3, was initiated… CONTINUE READING