Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite
The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) is a sensor designed and manufactured by the Raytheon Company on board the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership weather satellite. VIIRS is a scanning radiometer which collects imagery and radiometric measurements of the land, atmosphere, cryosphere, and oceans in the visible and infrared bands of the electromagnetic spectrum.
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center, Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) | http://npp.gsfc.nasa.gov/viirs.html
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- Official website
- VIIRS image examples (CIMSS Satellite Blog): http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/goes/blog/archives/category/viirs
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