THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - GNOS -
Full Name GNSS Radio Occultation Sounder Status Operational
Instrument Agencies CAST, NSMC-CMA, CNSA Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric temperature and humidity sounders Geometry
Instrument Technology GNSS radio-occultation receiver Sampling Sounding
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Atmospheric sounding for weather forecasting.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
 
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (column/profile)
Atmospheric Temperature FieldsAtmospheric temperature (column/profile)
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Temperature (upper-air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Water Vapour (upper air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
FY-3C - FY-3C Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2013 - 2022)
FY-3D - FY-3D Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2017 - 2022)
FY-3E - FY-3E Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2021 - 2026)
FY-3F - FY-3F Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2023 - 2028)
FY-3RM-1 - FY-3 Rainfall Mission 1 (2023 - 2028)
FY-3H - FY-3H Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2024 - 2029)
FY-3I - FY-3I Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2024 - 2029)
FY-3RM-2 - FY-3 Rainfall Mission 2 (2025 - 2030)
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