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Title The Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE) : mission description and early results / edited by G. Rottman, T. Woods and V. George
Published Dordrecht, the Netherlands : Springer, [2005]
©2005
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Description 1 online resource (413 pages) : illustrations
Contents The Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE) Mission for the NASA Earth Observing System (EOS) -- The SORCE Mission -- SORCE Contributions to New Understanding of Global Change and Solar Variability -- An Overview of the Disposition of Solar Radiation in the Lower Atmosphere: Connections to the SORCE Mission and Climate Change -- The SORCE Spacecraft and Operations -- The Total Irradiance Monitor (TIM): Instrument Design -- The Total Irradiance Monitor (TIM): Instrument Calibration -- The Total Irradiance Monitor (TIM): Science Results -- The Spectral Irradiance Monitor: Scientific Requirements, Instrument Design, and Operation Modes -- The Spectral Irradiance Monitor: Measurement Equations and Calibration -- The Spectral Irradiance Monitor (SIM): Early Observations -- Solar-Stellar Irradiance Comparison Experiment II (SOLSTICE II): Instrument Concept and Design -- Solar-Stellar Irradiance Comparison Experiment II (SOLSTICE II): Pre-Launch and On-Orbit Calibrations -- Solar-Stellar Irradiance Comparison Experiment II (SOLSTICE II): Examination of the Solar-Stellar Comparison Technique -- The Mg II Index from SORCE -- XUV Photometer System (XPS): Overview and Calibrations -- XUV Photometer System (XPS): Solar Variations During the SORCE Mission -- The SORCE Science Data System
Summary The Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE) is a small satellite, carrying four scientific instruments to measure the solar radiation incident. This collection of papers describes the SORCE mission, goals, spacecraft, instrument development and calibration, science implications on how the Sun influences Earth's environment, and others
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes "Reprinted from Solar physics, volume 230, nos. 1-2, 2005."
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Subject Solar radiation -- Measurement.
Artificial satellites -- Sun.
Sun.
Form Electronic book
Author Rottman, Gary J., 1944-
Woods, T. (Thomas)
George, Vanessa.
LC no. 2007273365
ISBN 9780387302423 (Print)
0387302425 (Print)
9780387376257 (Online)
0387376259 (Online)
1280800208
9781280800207
9780387331850 (print)
0387331859 (print)
6610800200
9786610800209