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Instrument: AVHRR : Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
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The AVHRR five channel scanning radiometer with 1.1-km
resolution is sensitive in the visible and near-infrared, and the
infrared 'window' regions. This instrument will be carried
through NOAA-J, NOAA-K, L and M and will have a similar
instrument with six channels and other improvements. AVHRR data
are tape-recorded onboard the spacecraft for readout at the
Fairbanks and Wallops Command Data Acquisition stations. These
data can be recorded in 1.1-km resolution (the basic resolution
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