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
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Ice sheet topographySea-ice sheet topography
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean)Ocean imagery and water leaving spectral 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
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Ocean Colour click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Sea Ice click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Sea Level click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Sea State click here click here search ECV Inventory records
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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