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LIS Image

Overview

The LIS is an optical staring telescope and filter imaging system which will acquire and investigate the distribution and variability of both intracloud and cloud-to-ground lightning over the earth. The LIS data will also be used with PR, TMI and VIRS data to investigate the correlation of the global incidence of lightning with rainfall and other storm properties.


Characteristic

Observation Band 0.77765mm
Horizontal Resolution 4km
Swath Width 600km.
Data Rate 6kbps
Weight    21kg
Power Consumption 42W




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