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HIRS Level 1B - Metop - Global

The High Resolution Infrared Sounder (HIRS) operates at 20 channels (19 channels in the infrared and one in the visible). Its main purpose is to provide input for the vertical temperature and humidity profile retrievals. In addition, the HIRS pixel resolution serves as the standard grid resolution for all ATOVS level 2 products. Metop-A data are available in the Data Centre up to 15/11/2021.

Satellite: Metop

Instrument: HIRS

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Data Policy: GeneralLicense

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