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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - K band radiometers (SCLP) -
Full Name K band radiometers (SCLP) Status Proposed
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity Low Heritage
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (passive microwave) Geometry TBD
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging MW radiometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Snow accumulation for fresh water availability.
Resolution Summary Spatial resolution of 50 to 100 m 15 day temporal resolution
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
MW (~1.0 cm - ~100 cm)
K-Band (18 to 26.5 GHz)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow surface temperature 
Instrument Missions
SCLP - Snow and Cold Land Processes (2030 - 2033)
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