|Instrument: KU-BAND RADAR : Ku-band Radar Altimeter|
Earth Remote Sensing Instruments
Instrument Class: Active Remote Sensing
Instrument Type: Altimeters
Instrument Subtype: Radar Altimeters
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The Ku-band Radar is a wideband radar altimeter that operates over the frequency range from 13 to 17 GHz. The primary purpose of this radar is high precision surface elevation measurements over polar ice sheets.