THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Advanced SAR -
Full Name Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar X band Status Proposed
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET Maturity Medium Heritage
Instrument Type Imaging microwave radars Geometry Side-looking
Instrument Technology Imaging radar (SAR) Sampling Imaging
Data Access Very Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications High resolution microwave radar images for ice watch.
Resolution Summary 1 m, 5 m, 50 m, 200 m, 500 m
[Best Resolution: 1m]
Swath Summary 10 km, 50 km, 130 km, 600 km, 750 km
[Max Swath: 750 km]
Accuracy Summary 1 dB
Waveband Summary X-Band
MW (~1.0 cm - ~100 cm)
X-Band (12.5 - 8 GHz)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Atmospheric WindsOil spill cover 
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover 
Sea-ice type 
Iceberg fractional cover 
VegetationLand cover 
Instrument Missions
Meteor-MP N1 - Meteor-MP Meteorological Satellite N1 (2023 - 2028)
Meteor-MP N2 - Meteor-MP Meteorological Satellite N2 (2024 - 2029)
Meteor-MP N3 - Meteor-MP Meteorological Satellite N3 (2025 - 2030)
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