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Microwave Humidity Sounder (MHS)

MHS A Spot
MHS A Spot

The Microwave Humidity Sounder (MHS) is designed to collect information on various aspects of the Earth's atmosphere and surface, in particular, atmospheric ice, cloud cover and precipitation.

Last Updated

20 November 2020

Published on

27 May 2020

Temperature information at the Earth's surface can also be determined by MHS.


What is MHS?

The Microwave Humidity Sounder (MHS) is a self-calibrating, cross-track scanning, five-channel microwave, full-power radiometer, operating in the 89 to 190 GHz region.

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