Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer

"The Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) is a broad-band, four or five channel (depending on the model) scanner, sensing in the visible, near-infrared, and thermal infrared portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. It is used to measure Earth surface temperature." (Xiong et al. 2018)

Sources

Xiong, X., J. Butler, C. Cao, and X. Wu. 2018. “Optical Sensors—VIS/NIR/SWIR.” In Comprehensive Remote Sensing, 353–75. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.10325-2