Passive Microwave


The Instrument Model is in charge of characterizing the passive microwave instrument, taking into account its inaccuracies too.

The architecture of the Instrument Module for the Passive Microwave Instruments has two high-level Blocks, as shown in the following figure. These Blocks are:

  • Antenna Block
  • Receiver Block



Biblos.COTS This is Biblos COTS package with installation script. Script installs libraries:- kissFFT- boost- netcdf- zlib- hdf5- eigen

Biblos.Commons This is a package common for all the Blocks and Modules. Commons contain helper functions e.g. for reading NetCDF or parsing XML files as well as Blocks and Modules interfaces.

Tool: Tiff to NetCDF converter BIBLOS works with NetCDF format for the images. This is a tool to convert Tiff to NetCDF. It is external to BIBLOS, the user shall convert the image offline. THe package includes an executable, a README file (with instructions) and an example auxiliary file.