THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - COSI -
Full Name Corea SAR Instrument Status Operational
Instrument Agencies KARI, TAS-i Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type Imaging microwave radars Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology Imaging radar (SAR) Sampling Imaging
Data Access Very Constrained Access Data Format HDF
Measurements and Applications SAR for land applications of cartography and disaster monitoring.
Resolution Summary High: 1 m
[Best Resolution: 1m]
Swath Summary 100 km
[Max Swath: 100 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary microwave
MW (~1.0 cm - ~100 cm)
X-Band (12.5 - 8 GHz)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Landscape topographyLand surface topography 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
VegetationLand cover 
Instrument Missions
KOMPSAT-5 - Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite -5 (2013 - 2017)
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