Research

In its research and technology development, SSEC emphasizes Earth and space sciences. We strive to enhance understanding of the atmosphere of Earth, the other planets in our Solar System, and the cosmos.

Projects & Programs:


Atmospheric and Earth Science


AERI: Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer
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AERIBAGO
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AIRS: Atmospheric Infrared Sounder
Description

AMRC: Antarctic Meteorological Research Center
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Biomass Burning
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ChEAS: Chequamegon Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study
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CIMSS Climate Data Portal (CDP)
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CLAVR: Clouds from AVHRR
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Convective Initiation Studies
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GIFTS: Geostationary Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer
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Global Cloud Climatology
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GOES research activities @ CIMSS
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GOES-R Preparation
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GOES Satellite Verification System for the HRRR Model
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ICECAPS: Integrated Characterization of Energy, Clouds, Atmospheric state, and Precipitation at Summit
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Ice Cloud Bulk Scattering/Absorption Models
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IDEA-I: Infusing satellite Data into Environmental Applications - International
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Isentropic Analysis and Modeling
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Land Surface Modeling with ALEXI
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Lidar Research
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MODIS Airborne Simulator
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MODIS: Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
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NAST-I: NPOESS Airborne Sounder Testbed - Interferometer
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NPOESS Preparation
Description

PATMOS-x: AVHRR Pathfinder Atmospheres - Extended
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Polar Satellite Meteorology
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PALMS: Precision Agricultural-Landscape Modeling System
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RAQMS: Real-time Air Quality Modeling System
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Satellite-based Nowcasting and Aviation Application Program (SNAAP)
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SSEC Visualization Project
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Tropical Cyclone Research
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VISIT: Virtual Institute for Satellite Integration Training
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Planetary and Space Science


Missing Baryon Research
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Neptune Atmospheric Research
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Southern African Large Telescope Near Infrared Spectrograph
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Uranus Atmospheric Research
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Instrument Development


AERI: Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer
Description | Project Website

Antarctic Automatic Weather Station Program
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ICDS: Ice Coring and Drilling Services
Description | Project Website

ICECAPS: Integrated Characterization of Energy, Clouds, Atmospheric state, and Precipitation at Summit
Description | Project Website

Lidar Group
Description | Project Website

NAST-I: NPOESS Airborne Sounder Testbed - Interferometer
Description | Project Website

NIS
Description | Project Website

PIFTS: Planetary Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer
Description

Satellite Observations Used in Agriculture
Description | Project Website

S-HIS: Scanning High-resolution Interferometer Sounder
Description | Project Website