THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Sich-1M -
Full Name Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NSAU Launch Date 24 Dec 2004
Mission Links EOL Date 15 Apr 2006
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 98 minutes
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination 82.5 deg
Orbit Altitude 650 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Physical Oceanography, Hydrometeorology, Land Observation.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields RM-08
Cloud particle properties and profile RM-08
Liquid water and precipitation rate RM-08
Radiation budget MSU-M
LandAlbedo and reflectance MSU-E, MSU-EU, MSU-M
Vegetation MSU-EU
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MSU-E, MSU-EU, MSU-M
OceanOcean topography/currents RLSBO
Ocean surface winds RLSBO, RM-08
Ocean wave height and spectrum RLSBO
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) MSU-M, RLSBO
Snow & IceIce sheet topography RLSBO
Snow cover, edge and depth RM-08
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness MSU-M, RLSBO, RM-08
Mission Instruments
MSU-E - Multispectral high resolution electronic scanner
MSU-EU - Multi-Spectral Radiometer with High Resolution
MSU-M - Multi-Spectral Low Resolution Scanning System
MTVZA-OK - Scanning microwave radiometer
RLSBO - Side looking microwave radar
RM-08 - Scanning Microwave Radiometer
Variant - variant
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