Cloud Absorption Radiometer (CAR)

Status

Operated By: 
PI

CAR is a multi-wavelength scanning radiometer for determining albedo of clouds in the visible and near-infrared and measuring the angular distribution of scattered radiation and bidirectional reflectance of various surface types. It acquires imagery of cloud and Earth surface features.

For details, visit: https://car.gsfc.nasa.gov

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Measurements: 
Aircraft: 
J-31, P-3 Orion - WFF, Convair-580
Instrument Team: