19 November 2014 System characteristics design of WindRadar on FengYun-3E meteorological satellite
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Spaceborne microwave scatterometers have successfully provided global ocean surface wind field for two decades. However current scatterometers still cannot satisfy the requirement of achieve ocean wind vectors in nearly all weather and all wind conditions. A new microwave scatterometer - the WindRadar with dual frequency onboard Chinese FengYun-3E meteorological satellite is being developed to attempt to overcome their shortcomings. This paper introduces the objectives of the WindRadar, then describes the design of its some key system characteristics, and the performance of the WindRadar is also analyzed at the end.
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Honggang Yin, Honggang Yin, Ziping Fan, Ziping Fan, Fangli Dou, Fangli Dou, "System characteristics design of WindRadar on FengYun-3E meteorological satellite", Proc. SPIE 9264, Earth Observing Missions and Sensors: Development, Implementation, and Characterization III, 92641I (19 November 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2068933; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2068933

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