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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - SSM -
Full Name Special Sensor Magnetometer Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NOAA, DoD (USA) Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type Magnetic field Geometry Conical scanning
Instrument Technology Magnetometer Sampling Other
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Measures geomagnetic fluctuations associated with solar geophysical phenomena. With SSIES and SSJ provides heating and electron density profiles in the ionosphere.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
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Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Gravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurementsMagnetic field (vector) 
Magnetic field (scalar) 
Instrument Missions
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)
DMSP F-16 - Defense Meteorological Satellite Program F-16 (2003 - 2016)
DMSP F-17 - Defense Meteorological Satellite Program F-17 (2006 - 2016)
DMSP F-18 - Defense Meteorological Satellite Program F-18 (2009 - 2016)
DMSP F-19 - Defense Meteorological Satellite Program F-19 (2014 - 2016)
DMSP F-20 - Defense Meteorological Satellite Program F-20 (2020 - 2025)
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