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SHyMet Student Guide

Oxygen and Water Vapor Absorption Bands


This module provides a brief overview of the oxygen and water vapor absorption regions in the microwave spectrum. Example imagery illustrates how microwave channels located within these absorption regions can be used to determine atmospheric temperature and moisture profiles.

Training Session Options

There are multiple training session options available, to begin the training, use either the Web-based video, MP4 video, or Youtube video link below. If you are experiencing slow connectivity, we recommend the Youtube video option. Be sure to have your speakers on and the volume loud enough to hear the presentation.

  1. Web-based video

  2. MP4 video
  3. YouTube video:

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