Microwave sounding unit

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Microwave Sounding Unit

(Abbreviated MSU.) One of three sounders that comprise the TIROS- N Operational Vertical Sounder package on NOAA polar orbiter satellites.

The primary function is to make temperature soundings in the presence of clouds.

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