The microwave radiometer 3-channel (MWR3C) provides time-series measurements of brightness temperatures from three channels centered at 23.834, 30, and 89 GHz. These three channels are sensitive to the presence of liquid water and precipitable water vapor.
mwr3c > Microwave Radiometer, 3 ChannelInstrument Type(s) > Baseline • Guest
Active Instrument Locations
|Facility Name||Instrument Start Date|
|Oliktok Point, Alaska; AMF3||2013-10-01|
|Gunnison, CO; AMF2 (main site for SAIL)||2021-09-01|
|Graciosa Island, Azores, Portugal||2014-02-25|
|Central Facility, Lamont, OK||2011-10-01|
|Houston, TX; AMF1 (main site for TRACER)||2021-04-14|
|Medford, OK (Extended)||2016-06-29|
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