THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - BRLK X-range -
Full Name X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar Status Approved
Instrument Agencies ROSKOSMOS Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging microwave radars Geometry Side-looking
Instrument Technology Imaging radar (SAR) Sampling Imaging
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Disaster monitoring, sea surface monitoring, information support of environmental managment
Resolution Summary 1-500 m
[Best Resolution: 1m]
Swath Summary 10-750 km
[Max Swath: 750 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary X-band
X-Band (12.5 - 8 GHz)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover
Sea-ice type
VegetationLand cover
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Land cover click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Sea Ice click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
Obzor-R N1 - SAR Operative Monitoring Satellite Obzor-R N1 (2021 - 2026)
Obzor-R N3 - SAR Operative Monitoring SatelliteObzor-R N3 (2024 - 2030)
Obzor-R N2 - SAR Operative Monitoring Satellite Obzor-R N2 (2026 - 2030)
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