THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Laser altimeter (LIST) -
Full Name Laser altimeter (LIST) Status Proposed
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity Low Heritage
Instrument Type Lidars Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology Lidar altimeter Sampling Other
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications New technology laser system that performs spatial mapping of Earth’s surface from an orbital platform.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary Planned: 1030um
FIR (~15.0 µm - ~0.1 cm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Ice sheet topographySea-ice sheet topography 
Landscape topographyLand surface topography 
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice thickness 
Instrument Missions
LIST - Lidar Surface Topography (2030 - 2033)
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