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Instrument: MIMR : Multifrequency Imaging Microwave Radiometer
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Description
The objectives of the Multifrequency Imaging Microwave Radiometer
(MIMR) instrument are to provide measurements of (1) precipitation
rates, (2) atmospheric cloud water and water vapor, (3) sea surface
roughness and sea surface temperature, (3) soil moisture, (4) global
snow and ice cover, and (5) wind speed. The MIMR operates at 6
frequencies, each with horizontal and vertical polarizations: 6.8,
10.65, 18.7, 23.8, 36.5, and 90 GHz. MIMR employs nine feedhorns
yielding 20 available channels. The instrument is designed to have a
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