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 HDF-EOS
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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