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Instrument: AEROPHOTO-SFS RIEGL LMS-Q1560

Name AEROPHOTO-SFS RIEGL LMS-Q1560
Acronym RIEGL LMS-Q1560
Manufacturer Riegl
Manufacturer website http://www.riegl.com/
Operated by ENTA of ATHENA/RIC
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name LIDAR altimeter
Acronym LIDAR-A

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Sea Level
Operating principle

The altimeter send a signal towards the ocean, the signal is reflected and captured by the receiver of the altimeter. It is possible, by knowing the altitude and the time of the travel, the sea surface height

Measurement(s) Active Remote Sensing

Dimension and weight

External dimension
Weight 16.0

Performance

Operating mode In situ
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Operational requirements

12Vdc @ 230mA

Certification approvals

Additional information

Access, host and processing

Access

yes

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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