THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Poseidon-4 Altimeter -
Full Name Poseidon-4 SAR Radar Altimeter Status Being developed
Instrument Agencies CNES, ESA Maturity
Instrument Type Radar altimeters Geometry
Instrument Technology Radar altimeter Sampling
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary Microwave: Ku-band (13.575 GHz), C-band (5.3 GHz)
Ku-Band (12.5 to 18 GHz)
C-Band (8 - 4 GHz)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Gravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurementsGeoid 
Landscape topographyLand surface topography 
Ocean surface windsWind speed over sea surface (horizontal) 
Ocean topography/currentsSea level 
Ocean wave height and spectrumSignificant wave height 
Instrument Missions
Sentinel-6 A - Sentinel-6 A (2020 - 2025)
Sentinel-6 B - Sentinel-6 B (2025 - 2032)
Copyright CEOS | About | Site Search Researched and written by Symbios