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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - IRS-P4 -
Full Name OCEANSAT-1 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ISRO Launch Date 26 May 1999
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 31 Dec 2006
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 25758 (TLE)
International Designator 1999-029C
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 99.31 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.28 deg
Orbit Altitude 720 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 12:15 Repeat Cycle 2 days
Objectives and Applications Ocean biology, physical oceanography.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols OCM (Oceansat-2)
Atmospheric Winds MSMR
Liquid water and precipitation rate MSMR
LandAlbedo and reflectance WiFS
Landscape topography WiFS
Vegetation WiFS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) WiFS
OceanOcean colour/biology OCM (Oceansat-2)
Ocean topography/currents MSMR
Ocean surface winds MSMR
Surface temperature (ocean) MSMR
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) MSMR
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth WiFS
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness MSMR
Mission Instruments
MSMR - Multifrequency Scanning Microwave Radiometer
OCM (Oceansat-2) - Ocean Colour Monitor (Oceansat-2)
WiFS - Wide Field Sensor
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 4 )
Data Products for the Indian Remote Sensing Satellites
Oceansat Imagery from the Earth Scan Laboratory
Real Time Monitoring of Coastal and Estuarine Process
Surveillance of Lake Pontchartrain Algal Blooms

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total 4 results)
Data Products for the Indian Remote Sensing Satellites
Oceansat Imagery from the Earth Scan Laboratory
Real Time Monitoring of Coastal and Estuarine Process
Surveillance of Lake Pontchartrain Algal Blooms

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