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Instrument: CRIMSS : Cross-track Infrared and Advanced Technology Microwave Sounders
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Associated Platforms

Spectral/Frequency Information
Spectral/Frequency Coverage/Range: LWIR Band 650-1095 cm-1

Spectral/Frequency Coverage/Range: MWIR Band 1210-1750 cm-1

Spectral/Frequency Coverage/Range: SWIR Band 2155-2550 cm-1

Spectral/Frequency Resolution: LWIR Band < 0.625 cm-1

Spectral/Frequency Resolution: MWIR Band < 1.25 cm-1

Spectral/Frequency Resolution: SWIR Band < 2.50 cm-1

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The Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS) combined with the Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) globally produces atmospheric temperature, moisture and pressure profiles from space. CrIS and ATMS (CrIMSS) are the next generation operational sensor suite selected to fly on the National Polar- orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) spacecraft. CrIMSS will operationally produce high vertical resolution profile measurements of temperature, water vapor, and pressure. Combining both cross-track infrared and microwave sensors aboard the NPOESS satellite provides key Environmental Data Records (EDRs) CrIMSSMission Products

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Instrument Logistics
Instrument Owner: USA/NOAA