Earth and planet observations

  • Anuschka Pauluhn
Chapter
Part of the ISSI Scientific Report Series book series (ISSI, volume 9)

Abstract

Photon measurements are vital in astronomy but can also help to improve the understanding of our closer neighbourhood. The use of photon observations from space for Earth and planetary studies is outlined. In particular, some of the most important radar instruments for Earth observation and climate studies, as well as the corresponding satellite orbits, are described and the importance of monitoring our environment from space is emphasised.

Keywords

Combustion Dioxide Microwave Mercury Manifold 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anuschka Pauluhn
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  1. 1.PSI—Paul Scherrer InstitutVilligenSwitzerland

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