NOAA KLM User's Guide

Section 3.0

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3.0 Description of the NOAA KLM Sensor Package

This section describes the characteristics of the NOAA KLM series instruments. The normal suite of instruments onboard the NOAA KLM series includes the following instruments: AVHRR/3, HIRS/3, AMSU-A and -B, SEM-2, DCS/2, SARSAT and sometimes SBUV/2. A detailed description of each instrument is provided in the respective subsections shown below. The instrument descriptions contain information such as spectral channel characteristics, system performance characteristics and additional information on the modules or subsystems that comprise the instrument. Table 1.2.1.3-1 provides a list of which sensors will be flown onboard which NOAA KLM spacecraft.

Amended April 5, 2004


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