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Instrument: MLS : Microwave Limb Sounder
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Spectral/Frequency Information
Wavelength Keyword: Microwave
Spectral/Frequency Coverage/Range: 118, 190, 240, 640 and 2250 GHz

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The Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) experiments measure
naturally-occurring microwave thermal emission from the limb (edge) of
Earth's atmosphere to remotely sense vertical profiles of atmospheric
gases, temperature, pressure, and cloud ice. The overall objective of
these experiments is to provide information that will help improve our
understanding of Earth's atmosphere and global change.

The first MLS experiment in space (UARS MLS) was on NASA's Upper
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Instrument Logistics
Instrument Owner: USA/NASA

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