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Nimbus-7 ERB solar analysis tape (ESAT) user"s guide

Nimbus-7 ERB solar analysis tape (ESAT) user"s guide

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nimbus (Artificial satellite),
  • Solar radiation -- Measurement.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNimbus-seven ERB solar analysis tape (ESAT) user"s guide.
    StatementEugene R. Major ... [et al.].
    SeriesNASA reference publication ;, 1211
    ContributionsMajor, Eugene R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB531 .N69 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 89 p. :
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2150556M
    LC Control Number88603353

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    the Nimbus 7 experiment the field of view, F n, was measured in the pre­ flight calibration and has been confirmed by comparisons between the systems on Nimbus 7. We have chosen to use the measured Nimbus 7 field of view in our analysis of the Nimbus 6 data since the instruments were built to be identical. This results in the factor, F = An upward trend in the Nimbus-7 ERB data from to is observed, but the reasons for this are not yet fully understood. The solar irradiance measured from four independent space-based observation programs exhibit remarkable similarity both in the short-term (lasting for days and weeks), and the long term (11 year solar cycle) variations.

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Nimbus-7 ERB solar analysis tape (ESAT) user"s guide Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nimbus-7 ERB solar analysis tape (ESAT) user's guide. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Division, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Eugene R Major.

Seven years and five months of Nimbus-7 Earth Radiation Budget (ERB) solar data are available on a single ERB Solar Analysis Tape (ESAT). The period covered is Novem through Ma A compact Nimbus-7 ERB Solar Analysis Tape (ESAT) data set has been compiled to facilitate the solar science community’s access to ERB solar measurements.

These measurements include the total solar irradiance and six spectral regions (listed in Table ) as of June Get this from a library. Nimbus-7 ERB solar analysis tape (ESAT) user's guide. [Eugene R Major; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Division.;].

Five years of Nimbus 7 ERB solar data is available in compact form on a single ERB solar analysis tape (ESAT). The period covered is Novem through Octo The Nimbus 7 satellite performs just under 14 orbits a day and the ERB solar telescope observe the Sun once per orbit as the satellite passes + or - near the south pole.

Seven years and five months of Nimbus-7 Earth Radiation Budget (ERB) solar data are available on a single ERB Solar Analysis Tape (ESAT). The period covered is. An analysis of the first year of the NIMBUS 7 earth radiation budget data set reveals that there are systematic differences between wide and narrow field of view measurements.

The larger differences appear in the albedo data and are due primarily to Cited by:   The advent of reliable extraterrestrial solar irradiance measurements from satellites has supplied the impetus for new research in solar physics and solar-terrestrial relationships.

The records for the principal experiments now extend beyond nine years. The Nimbus-7 measurements began in November and the Solar Maximum Mission (SMM) Cited by: Thc Earth Radiation Budget (ERB) instrument aboard Nimbus-7 is an experiment for providing measurements of radiation entering and exiting the Earth-atmosphere system.

The objectives of ERB. Fourteen years (Novem through Janu ) of Nimbus-7 total solar irradiance measurements have been made. The measured mean annual solar energy just outside of the Earth's atmosphere was about % ( W/m2) higher in the peak years of (cycle 21) and (cycle 22) than in the quiet Sun years of / Comparison with shorter, independent solar Cited by: Solar radiation alert system [electronic resource] / Kyle Copeland, Herbert H.

Sauer, Wallace Friedberg; User's guide for the Nimbus-7 ERB solar analysis tape (ESAT) [microform] / John R. Hickey, Eugene R. Maj Solar radiation / compiled by Australian Inventions Pty.

Ltd; Nimbus-7 earth radiation budget calibration history. Part II. Solar activity variations from to illustrated by (a) the sunspot number and (b) changes in total solar irradiance. The results were obtained from the ERB radiometer on the Nimbus-7 satellite, ACRIMI onthe Solar Maximum Mission (SMM) satellite, ACRIM IIonthe UARS, and the ERBE program (NOAA-9 and ERBS).

Solar zenith angle-dependent surface albedo is determined by equating top of the atmosphere (TOA) albedo evaluated from Nimbus-7 data with TOA albedo predicted by a two-layer, two-stream radiative transfer model of the by: Seven years and five months of Nimbus-7 Earth Radiation Budget (ERB) solar data are available on a single ERB Solar Analysis Tape (ESAT).

The period covered is Novem through March The data presented here is from a preliminary analysis through 13 July 1. INTiIOIKIC'rlON The cavity pyrheliometer of the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERB) of the Nimbus 7 satellite has been performing solar irradiance measurements since 16 November Here, we present a preliminary analysis of the data obtained through 13 July Cited by: The development of ERB observational systems is traced from its beginnings in the late 's through to the current ERB on the NIMBUS 7 satellite.

The instruments comprising the current 22‐channel ERB experiment are described in some by: Our analysis of Nimbus-7 ERB OLR data reveals a downward trend over the Sahara desert of up to 14 W m −2 decade −1.

An upward trend with the same magnitude and spatial pattern is seen in the reflected solar data. The trend in OLR appears Cited by: 5. The daily averaged total solar irradiances were derived from measurements made by channel 10C (i.e., the cavity sensor) of the Nimbus-7 Earth Radiation Budget (ERB) instrument.

The data comprise a subset of the recalculated ERB Solar Analysis Tape (ESAT), with the deletion or insertion of small numbers of orbits. Abstract: The Nimbus-7 Earth Radiation Budget (ERB) experiment recorded the total solar irradiance from Novem through December A compact solar dataset has been prepared containing calibrated solar irradiance plus original solar measurements and calibration information.

Originally the solar measurements were mixed with ERB. The analysis system changed for the Nimbus-7 ERB data in Julyso data prior to this time have not been used in the averages.

Specifically, data from the last seven years (November through October ) of measurements have been used in the construction of monthly averages. The ESAT User's Guide will describe the contents of the ERB Solar Analysis Tape (ESAT), the origins of ESAT data, method of processing and corrections to the data.

A brief review of the Nimbus-7 Earth Radiation Budget (ERB) experiment and overview of solar activity indicators useful to satellite-based solar-terrestrial studies is Included.This full-color, 10 volume set is an exciting and informative introduction to the solar system and space exploration.

Designed to meet the needs of both visual and younger learners, the set features large-type, easy-to-understand text, and hundreds of striking photos, illustrations, diagrams, and : Hardcover.This first ERB instrument took radiation-budget data up to the summer of The second ERB instrument was modified for use on the Nimbus-7 satellite.

One of the most important modifications was the addition of the highly accu rate, self-calibrating, solar-telescope channel 10c.

The Nim bus-6 ERB experiment and analyses of the data have.