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Instrument: TAFTS - Tropospheric Airborne Fourier Transform Sp

Name TAFTS - Tropospheric Airborne Fourier Transform Sp
Acronym TAFTS
Manufacturer Imperical College, University of London
Manufacturer website http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/spat/research/missions/atmos_missions/tafts
Operated by FAAM
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Infrared Spectrometer
Acronym IR spectrometer

Principle of operation

Measured parameter IR spectra (for trace gas concentrations and brightness temperature)
Operating principle

Fourier Transform Interferometry (FTIR)
or
Grating Spectroscopy

Measurement(s) Radiation

Dimension and weight

External dimension
Weight 80.0

Performance

Operating mode Remote sensing
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Operational requirements

Certification approvals

Approved by CAA for use on BAe 146-301.

Additional information

FTIR

Access, host and processing

Access

Available from FAAM. (Imperial College operated).

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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