Coriolis
21 Sep 2009
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Coriolis is a US Department of Defence mission to test new technology that uses multichannel polarimetric radiometry to study wind vectors.

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The Windsat section of Coriolis

 

RAL Space Involvement
Solar Mass Ejection Imager​

Subject
Solar physics/STP

Main Objectives
To demonstrate the viability of using polarimetry to measure ocean surface wind speed.

Launch Date
6 Jan 2003

Further Project Information
NASA (link opens in a new window)


For more information please contact: RAL Space Enquiries

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