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Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS)


Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS)
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[07-Jan-07] The PACE OCI builds on a firm foundation of ocean color observations. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), illustrated here, launched in 2012 onboard the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP). VIIRS contributes to the long-term continuous record of satellite-derived chlorophyll data that began with the launch of SeaWiFS in 1997.