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Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) The term 'Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR)' as it applies to the area of Earth observation can be defined as ' A five-channel scanning instrument that quantitatively measures electromagnetic radiation, flown on NOAA environmental satellites. AVHRR remotely determines cloud cover and surface temperature. Visible and infrared detectors observe vegetation, clouds, lakes, shorelines, snow, and ice. See TIROS'.
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