MERIS_L3m_FLH_2014

MERIS_L3m_FLH

Version 2014
  • Abstract
    MERIS (Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer) is a programmable, medium-spectral resolution, imaging spectrometer operating in the solar reflective spectral range. Fifteen spectral bands can be selected by ground command. The instrument scans the Earth's surface by the so called "push-broom" method. Linear CCD arrays provide spatial sampling in the across-track direction, while the satellite's motion provides scanning in the along-track direction. MERIS is designed so that it can acquire data over the Earth whenever illumination conditions are suitable. The instrument's 68.5-degree field of view around nadir covers a swath width of 1150 km. This wide field of view is shared between five identical optical modules arranged in a fan shape configuration.

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    3

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    Complete

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    Science Keywords
    • Earth Science
    • Oceans
    • Ocean Optics
    • Fluorescence

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Platforms
  • Spacecraft
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    Instruments
    • MERIS

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    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN CARTESIAN
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    • GEOGRAPHIC REGION
    • GLOBAL

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  • OB.DAAC
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  • Ocean Biology Distributed Active Archive Center (OB.DAAC)
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