Microwave limb sounder

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The microwave limb sounder (MLS) experiments measure (naturally occurring) microwave thermal emission from the limb (edge) of Earth's upper atmosphere. The data is used to create vertical profiles of atmospheric gases, temperature, pressure, and cloud ice.


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  1. ^ a b "The Earth Observing System Microwave Limb Sounder (EOS MLS) on the Aura Satellite" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 November 2005. Retrieved 10 October 2006.

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