THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - RLSBO -
Full Name Side looking microwave radar Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies ROSKOSMOS, NIIRI Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging microwave radars Geometry
Instrument Technology Imaging radar (SAR) Sampling Sounding
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Images of ocean surface and ice sheets.
Resolution Summary 1.3 x 2.5 km or 1.3 x 2.8 km
Swath Summary 450 km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary Microwave: 3.0 cm
MW (~1.0 cm - ~100 cm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Ice sheet topographySea-ice sheet topography 
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean)Ocean imagery and water leaving radiance 
Ocean surface windsWind vector over sea surface (horizontal) 
Ocean topography/currentsOcean dynamic topography 
Ocean wave height and spectrumSignificant wave height 
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover 
Sea-ice thickness 
Instrument Missions
OCEAN-01 - (1994 - 1996)
OKEAN-01 N7 - (1994 - 2001)
Sich-1 - (1995 - 2001)
OKEAN-O - (1999 - 2002)
Sich-1M - (2004 - 2006)
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