The Spectral Irradiance sensor measures the amount of radiation (light energy) per unit area that reaches a surface. Radiation is measured and reported separately for a series of wavelength bands, each between 10-20 nm wide.
This instrument records the following data products. To learn more about a data product, select its name.
- Downwelling Spectral Irradiance (SPECTIR)
The OOI includes the following instrument models for this instrument type.
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