THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - AIS (RCM) -
Full Name Automated Identification System (RADARSAT Constellation) Status Being developed
Instrument Agencies CSA Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type Data collection Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology Data collection system Sampling Other
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Ship identification (name, location, heading, cargo, etc).
Resolution Summary N/A
Swath Summary 800 km minimum
Accuracy Summary Better than 90% ship detection, for Class A ships, when ships are in view for a minimum of 5 minutes.
Waveband Summary VHF (162 MHz)
 
Instrument Measurements
Instrument Missions
RCM-1 - RADARSAT CONSTELLATION-1 (2018 - 2025)
RCM-2 - RADARSAT CONSTELLATION-2 (2018 - 2025)
RCM-3 - RADARSAT CONSTELLATION-3 (2018 - 2025)
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