MHS GDS Level 1B - Metop

Abstract:
The Microwave Humidity Sounder (MHS) is a 5 channel instrument used to provide input to the retrieval of surface temperatures, emissivities, and atmospheric humidity. In combination with AMSU-A information it can also be used to process precipitation rates and related cloud properties, as well as to detect sea ice and snow coverage.

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    • creation: 2009-03-23
    • revision: 2010-09-21
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