18 September 1997 ScaRaB ground calibration
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Abstract
Scarab Flight Model is a four channels scanning radiometer, launched in February 1994, with the same ERBE scientific mission. It worked perfectly during one year, aboard a Russian satellite, METEOR 3 N degrees 7. Data wee very consistent with ERBE results. Calibration of FM2 and Spare Model is described. The calibration comprises three phases: solar/diffuser short wave source; blackbodies long wave sources under vacuum; integrating sphere short wave source. Results are described and a comparison between the tow last methods is established.
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Francis E. Sirou, Francis E. Sirou, Magdeleine C. Dinguirard, Magdeleine C. Dinguirard, Pascal Churoux, Pascal Churoux, Thierry Tremas, Thierry Tremas, } "ScaRaB ground calibration", Proc. SPIE 3117, Earth Observing Systems II, (18 September 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.283814; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.283814
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