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 measures the following data products. Select a data product's name to learn more.
- Downwelling Spectral Irradiance (SPECTIR)
Instrument Models & Deployed Locations
The OOI includes the following instrument makes and models for this instrument type. Follow the links below to find out where in the OOI this instrument has been deployed. You'll also find quick links for each instrument to Data portal, where you can plot and access data.
Primary Science Discipline
SPKIR on the Data Portal