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Term: Active-microwave sensor Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A sensor transmitting radiation and receiving reflections in the radio or microwave regions of the electromagnetic spectrum; in glaciological applications, either an imaging radar or a radar configured as a scatterometer or radar altimeter. Frequencies from about 12 mhz up to about 15 ghz have various applications in the study of mass balance with Active-microwave sensors.  IHPGlacierMassBalance 

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