NIMBUS 6-HIRS : [remote sensing images of vertical temperature profiles]

Smith, W.L., principal investigator

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  • "The Nimbus 6 High Resolution Infrared Radiation Sounder (HIRS) supported the GARP data test set by providing vertical temperature profiles twice daily on a global basis, extending up to approximately 40 km, and information on the water vapor distribution in the troposphere." - NASA Space Science Data Coordinated Archive


  • Satellite launched June 12, 1975 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, United States.
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