THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - ACGS -
Full Name Atmospheric Carbon dioxide Grating Spectrometer Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NSMC-CMA, NRSCC Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric chemistry Geometry Push-broom scanning
Instrument Technology Sampling Sounding
Data Access Open Access Data Format HDF 5.0
Measurements and Applications CO2 monitoring.
Resolution Summary 2 X 2 km
[Best Resolution: 1000m]
Swath Summary 20 km
Accuracy Summary XCO2: Better than 4 ppm
Waveband Summary 0.758-0.778 um, 1.594-1.624 um, 2.042-2.082 um
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Trace gases (excluding ozone)CO2 Mole Fraction
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Carbon Dioxide, Methane and other Greenhouse gases click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
TanSat - The Global Carbon Dioxide Observation Satellite (2016 - 2020)
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