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Instrument: MWHS : MicroWave Humidity Sounder
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Spectral/Frequency Information
Wavelength Keyword: Microwave
Spectral/Frequency Coverage/Range: Microwave: 19.35 - 89.0 GHz (8 channels)

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Description
183.31GHz in the microwave frequency bands, water vapor in
the atmosphere has the strongest absorption lines, implemetation chose
183.31GHz as the primary detection frequency, being in the vicinity of
the three channel is set.These atmospheric water vapor different level
of microwave radiation showed different responses, you can use
atmosphere 300hPa 850hPa, 500 HPA and steamed different heights.At the
same time, the 150GHz mechanism are still in the areas of atmospheric
window bipolar detection channels, the background of the Earth's surface
for detection of microwave radiation.Comprehensive application of the
five channel mechanism for detecting inversion results you can get the
vertical distribution of atmospheric humidity.
source: China Meteorological Administration(CMA), National Satellite and
Meteorological Center(NSMC)

Online Resources
http://satellite.cma.gov.cn/ArssEn/StaticContent/DeviceIntro_FY3_MWHS.aspx

Instrument Logistics
Instrument Start Date: 2008-05-29
Instrument Owner: China/NSMC