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Measurement of properties of the lunar surface using the Diviner Lunar Radiometer experiment on the NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

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The Diviner Lunar Radiometer is a nine-channel radiometer on board the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, launched in June 2009 and currently orbiting the Moon. Diviner is the first orbiting multi-spectral instrument to observe the lunar surface in the mid- and far- infrared, therefore this thesis details the first steps towards utilising observations in this new spectral region.

The author, as part of the Diviner instrument team, contributed to the pre-launch testing and calibration of D...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Planetary Spectroscopy Group
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Physics - Atmospheric,Oceanic and Planetary Physics
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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:33eafce3-fe40-4068-b62e-0bb0f216173a
Local pid:
ora:6098

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