THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - SODISM -
Full Name SOlar Diameter Imager and Surface Mapper Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies CNES Maturity
Instrument Type Earth radiation budget radiometers Geometry
Instrument Technology Solar irradiance monitor Sampling Other
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Measures diameter and differential rotation of the sun - a whole Sun imager.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary UV: 230 nm, VIS: 548 nm, Active regions: 160 nm plus Lyman alpha detector
UV (~0.01 µm - ~0.40 µm)
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Radiation budgetUpwelling (Outgoing) long-wave radiation at TOA 
Instrument Missions
PICARD - (2010 - 2014)
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