THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Multi-band UV/VIS Spectrometer (ACE) -
Full Name Multi-band UV/VIS Spectrometer (ACE) Status Proposed
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity Medium Heritage
Instrument Type Ocean colour instruments Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology High-resolution nadir-scanning SW spectrometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Ocean colour spectrometer for measuring ocean leaving light which contains information on biological components.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
UV (~0.01 µm - ~0.40 µm)
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Ocean colour/biologyOcean chlorophyll concentration 
Color dissolved organic matter (CDOM) 
Instrument Missions
ACE - Aerosol Clouds and Ecosystem Mission (2022 - 2023)
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