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The Venus Emissivity Mapper Concept

Helbert, Joern and Wendler, Dennis and Walter, Ingo and Widemann, Thomas and Marcq, Emmanuel and Guignan, Gabriel and Ferrari, Sabrina and Maturilli, Alessandro and Mueller, Nils and Kappel, David and Jaenchen, Judit and D'Amore, Mario and Boerner, Anko and Dyar, Darby and Arnold, Gabriele E. and Smrekar, Suzanne (2016) The Venus Emissivity Mapper Concept. In: Infrared Remote Sensing and Instrumentation XXIV. Proceedings of SPIE. No.9973. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, Art. No. 99730R. ISBN 9781510603370.

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Based on experience gained from using the VIRTIS instrument on Venus Express to observe the surface of Venus and the new high temperature laboratory experiments, we have developed the multispectral Venus Emissivity Mapper (VEM) to study the surface of Venus. VEM imposes minimal requirements on the spacecraft and mission design and can therefore be added to any future Venus mission. Ideally, the VEM instrument will be combined with a high-resolution radar mapper to provide accurate topographic information, as it will be the case for the NASA Discovery VERITAS mission or the ESA EnVision M5 proposal.

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Alternate Title:The Venus Emissivity Mapper (VEM) concept
Additional Information:© 2016 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE).
Subject Keywords:Venus, near infrared, spectroscopy
Series Name:Proceedings of SPIE
Issue or Number:9973
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Official Citation:Joern Helbert, Dennis Wendler, Ingo Walter, Thomas Widemann, Emmanuel Marcq, Gabriel Guignan, Sabrina Ferrari, Alessandro Maturilli, Nils Mueller, David Kappel, Judit Jaenchen, Mario D'Amore, Anko Boerner, Darby Dyar, Gabriele E. Arnold, Suzanne Smrekar, "The Venus Emissivity Mapper (VEM) concept", Proc. SPIE 9973, Infrared Remote Sensing and Instrumentation XXIV, 99730R (14 September 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2237568;
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Deposited By: George Porter
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