THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - GOLPE -
Full Name GPS Occultation and Passive reflection Experiment Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NASA, CONAE Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric temperature and humidity sounders and Precision orbit Geometry Occultation
Instrument Technology GNSS radio-occultation receiver Sampling Other
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Measurements of atmospheric effects on GPS signals, and precise positioning information to assist gravitational measurements.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
N/A (N/A)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (TC)
Atmospheric Temperature FieldsAtmospheric temperature (LT)
Gravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurementsGravity field
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Temperature (upper-air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Water Vapour (upper air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
SAC-C - (2000 - 2013)
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