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Instrument: IASI : Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer
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Associated Platforms
METOP-B

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Description
Text Source: http://smsc.cnes.fr/IASI/

IASI, the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer is a key payload element of the METOP series of European meteorological polar-orbit satellites. It is developed by CNES in the framework of a co-operation agreement with EUMETSAT.

The first flight model was launched in 2006 onboard the first European meteorological polar-orbiting satellites, METOP-A. The second and third instruments will be mounted on the METOP-B and C satellites with launches scheduled for September 2012 and October-November 2016.

Online Resources
http://smsc.cnes.fr/IASI/
http://www.eumetsat.int/Home/Main/Satellites/Metop/Instruments/SP_2010053151047495
http://www.class.ngdc.noaa.gov/saa/products/search?datatype_family=IASI

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