Instrument : Microwave Radiometer - High Frequency (MWRHF)

Instrument Categories
Atmospheric Profiling, Cloud Properties, Radiometric

Picture of the Microwave Radiometer-High Frequency (MWRHF)

General Overview

The Microwave Radiometer-High Frequency (MWRHF) provides time-series measurements of brightness temperatures from two channels centered at 90 and 150 GHz. These two channels are sensitive to the presence of liquid water and precipitable water vapor.

A detailed description of the calibration algorithm can be found in the instrument handbook.

Available Retrievals and Uncertainty

Retrievals from this instrument are not yet available.

Output Datastreams

  • mwrhf : Microwave Radiometer: High Frequency (MWRHF)

Primary Measurements

The following measurements are those considered scientifically relevant.


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Maria Cadeddu
Argonne National Laboratory
(630) 252-7408