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|Title: ||CloudSat : the Cloud Profiling Radar Mission|
|Authors: ||Im, Eastwood|
Durden, Stephen L.
|Issue Date: ||16-Oct-2006 |
|Publisher: ||Chinese Institute of Electronics.|
|Citation: ||2006 CIE International Conference proceedings on Radar, Shanghai, China, October 16-19, 2006.|
|Abstract: ||The Cloud Profiling Radar (CPR), the primary science instrument of the CloudSat Mission, is a 94-GHz nadir-looking radar that measures the power backscattered by clouds as a function of distance from the radar. This instrument will acquire a global time series of vertical cloud structure at 500-m vertical resolution and 1.4-km horizontal resolution. CPR will operate in a short-pulse mode and will yield measurements at a minimum detectable sensitivity of -28 dBZ|
|Appears in Collections:||JPL TRS 1992+|
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