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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Scatterometer (Oceansat-2) -
Full Name Scatterometer (Oceansat-2) Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies ISRO Maturity
Instrument Type Scatterometers Geometry Conical scanning
Instrument Technology Radar scatterometer Sampling Other
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Ocean surface wind measurements. Instrument failed in February 2014.
Resolution Summary 50 km
Swath Summary 1440 km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 13.515 GHz
MW (~1.0 cm - ~100 cm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Ocean surface windsWind vector over sea surface (horizontal) 
Instrument Missions
OCEANSAT-2 - Ocean Satellite-2 (2009 - 2018)
Scatsat-1 - Scatterometer Satellite-1 (2018 - 2022)
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