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Microwave Humidity Sounder (MHS)

NSSDCA ID: 2009-005A-03

Mission Name: NOAA 19


The Microwave Humidity Sounder (MHS), built by EADS Astrium and donated by the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT), is a five-channel microwave instrument intended primarily to measure profiles of atmospheric humidity.

Alternate Names

  • NOAA19/MicrowaveHumiditySounder_MHS_


  • Earth Science: Atmospheric Chemistry

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this experiment can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office



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