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Cloud Radar System

Cloud Radar System

Instrument Type: 
Mission(s): 
Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission

The CRS is a solid state W-band (94 GHz or 3-mm wavelength) Doppler radar developed for remote sensing of clouds and precipitation. While CRS was designed to operate on NASA’s high-altitude ER-2 aircraft, it can also be configured for ground-based sensing.