What does radiometry mean?

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  1. (physics) The branch of science that deals with the detection and measurement of radiant electromagnetic energy.
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Also selected are instrument technologies for microwave radiometry and advanced radars to measure global precipitation, soil moisture and sea surface salinity.
We'll cover the fundamentals needed to understand basic optical concepts such as radiometry, polarization, diffraction, and holography.
Under the reorganization, NIST expanded the radiometry and optical characterization facilities.
Paul Hyde had ideas for other workshops on 'Meteor scatter by radio detection' and perhaps a re-run of today's solar radiometry event at another venue.
Due to small fluxes and the lower sensitivity of gravimetry, only radiometry was used for astomatous membranes.
Higher operational frequencies can be required for particular cases such as radiometry and radio astronomy.

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