THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MWI -
Full Name Microwave Instrument Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity
Instrument Type Gravity instruments Geometry TBD
Instrument Technology Satellite-to-satellite ranging system Sampling Other
Data Access Data Format GeoTIFF, ASCII and netCDF
Measurements and Applications Includes BlackJack Global Positioning System (Turbo Rogue Space Receiver) and High Accuracy Inter-satellite Ranging System (aka K-band Ranging System) for Inter-satellite ranging system estimates for global models of the mean and time variable Earth gravity field.
Resolution Summary 400 km horizontal, N/A vertical
Swath Summary N/A
Accuracy Summary 1 cm equivilant water
Waveband Summary Microwave: 24 GHz and 32 GHz
MW (~1.0 cm - ~100 cm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Gravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurementsGravity field 
Instrument Missions
GRACE-FO - Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment - Follow-on (2018 - 2023)
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