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
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Trace gases (excluding ozone)Atmospheric Chemistry - CO2 (TC)4 [ppm]
Instrument Missions
TanSat - The Global Carbon Dioxide Observation Satellite (2016 - 2019)
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