Application of a CubeSat-based passive microwave constellation to operational meteorology


Presentation from Professor Albin J. Gasiewski, Director of NOAA-CU Center for Environmental Technology (CET), University of Colorado.

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17, September 2020

The topics covered in the presentation are:

  • PATH mission: Persistent High Resolution Microwave Imaging and Sounding
    • Geostationary concepts (GEM, GeoSTAR)
    • LEO Cubesat fleet concept
  • Prospects for microwave radiance assimilation over clouds by “precipitation locking”
  • PolarCube LEO CubeSat demonstration mission
    • Low-cost fleet-scalable concept
    • Student designed and built

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