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Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite Arctic 2017

The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) is one of the key instruments onboard the Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) spacecraft, which was successfully launched on October 28, 2011. The VIIRS nadir door was opened on November 21, 2011, which enables a new generation of operational moderate resolution-imaging capabilities following the legacy of the AVHRR on NOAA and MODIS on Terra and Aqua satellites. The VIIRS empowers operational environmental monitoring and numerical weather forecasting, with 22 imaging and radiometric bands covering wavelengths from 0.41 to 12.5 microns, providing the sensor data records for more than twenty environmental data records including clouds, sea surface temperature, ocean color, polar wind, vegetation fraction, aerosol, fire, snow and ice, vegetation, , and other applications.

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DOI
https://dx.doi.org/doi:10.22663/KOPRI-KPDC-00001094.2
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Oceans
Environment
Platform
NPP > NPOESS Preparatory Project Mission
Instrument
Visible-Infrared Imager-Radiometer Suite (VIIRS)
Personnel
  • Hyun-Cheol Kim (kimhc@kopri.re.kr)
Project
Research period
2017-01-01 ~ 2017-12-31
Create/Update Date
2018-10-22 / 2022-02-07
Location
Arctic
Dataset
Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite Research on analytical technique for satellite observation of Arctic sea ice Hyun-cheol Kim 2018-10-22 04:58:15 UTC
Citation
The data(KOPRI-KPDC-00001094) used in this work was provided by the Korea Polar Research Institute.
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  • lat:30.980000, lon:-180.000000
  • lat:90.000000, lon:180.000000

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Version History

Version Registration Date Submitter Summary
2 2022-02-07 01:50 Hyun-Cheol Kim 2022-02-07 01:50 Update
1 2018-10-22 04:58 Hyun-Cheol Kim 2018-10-22 04:58 Update