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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - OCM (Oceansat-3) -
Full Name Ocean Colour Monitor (Oceansat-3) Status Proposed
Instrument Agencies ISRO Maturity
Instrument Type Ocean colour instruments Geometry TBD
Instrument Technology Medium-resolution spectro-radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Ocean colour data, Estimation of phytoplankton concentration, identification of potential fishing zones, assessment of primary productivity.
Resolution Summary 360m
Swath Summary 1400 km
[Max Swath: 1400 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 13 channel
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
AerosolsAerosol Extinction / Backscatter (column/profile) 
Ocean colour/biologyOcean chlorophyll concentration 
Instrument Missions
OCEANSAT-3 - Ocean Satellite-3 (2018 - 2023)
OCEANSAT-3A - Ocean Satellite-3A (2020 - 2025)
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