THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - ESA Future Missions -
Full Name ESA Future Missions Status Cancelled
Mission Agencies ESA Launch Date 01 Jan 2008
Mission Links EOL Date 01 Jan 2018
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type TBD Orbit Period
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Physical Oceanogreaphy, land surface, ice and snow, atmospheric dynamics/water and energy cycles.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols ATLID
Atmospheric Humidity Fields MASTER, SPECTRA
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature ATLID, CPR (EarthCARE)
Cloud particle properties and profile ATLID, CPR (EarthCARE), SPECTRA
Liquid water and precipitation rate CPR (EarthCARE)
Ozone MASTER
Radiation budget SPECTRA
Trace gases (excluding ozone) MASTER
Atmospheric Temperature Fields ATLID, CPR (EarthCARE)
LandAlbedo and reflectance SPECTRA
Landscape topography SPECTRA
Vegetation SPECTRA
Surface temperature (land) SPECTRA
Multi-purpose imagery (land) SPECTRA
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) SPECTRA
Mission Instruments
ATLID - ATmospheric LIDar
CPR (EarthCARE) - Cloud Profiling Radar (EarthCARE)
MASTER - MASTER
SPECTRA - Surface Processes and Ecosystem Changes Through Response Analysis
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