THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - COMS -
Full Name Communication, Oceanographic, Meteorological Satellite Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies KARI, ASTRIUM, KMA, KORDI Launch Date 26 Jun 2010
Mission Links EOL Date Mar 2018
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude 128.2 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Korea's geostationary meteorological satellite series.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols MI
Atmospheric Humidity Fields MI
Atmospheric Winds MI
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature MI
Liquid water and precipitation rate MI
Radiation budget MI
LandAlbedo and reflectance MI
Surface temperature (land) MI
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MI
OceanOcean colour/biology GOCI
Surface temperature (ocean) MI
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) MI
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth MI
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness MI
Mission Instruments
GOCI - Geostationary Ocean Colour Imager
MI - Meteorological Imager
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