THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - SSI/ES-2 -
Full Name Special Sensor Ionospheric Plasma Drift/Scintillation Meter Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NOAA, DoD (USA) Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type Space environment Geometry Conical scanning
Instrument Technology Space environment monitor Sampling Other
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Measurement of the ambient electron density and temperatures, the ambient ion density, and ion temperature and molecular weight.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
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Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Ion density, drift velocity, and temperature 
Instrument Missions
DMSP F-11 - Defense Meteorological Satellite Program F-11 (1991 - 1991)
DMSP F-12 - Defense Meteorological Satellite Program F-12 (1994 - 2004)
DMSP F-13 - Defense Meteorological Satellite Program F-13 (1997 - 2008)
DMSP F-14 - Defense Meteorological Satellite Program F-14 (1997 - 2016)
DMSP F-15 - Defense Meteorological Satellite Program F-15 (1999 - 2016)
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