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Full Name Sentinel-3 B Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies ESA, COM, EUMETSAT Launch Date 25 Apr 2018
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Aug 2028
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 43437 (TLE)
International Designator 2018-039A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.65 deg
Orbit Altitude 807 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:00 Repeat Cycle 27 days
Objectives and Applications Supporting global land and ocean monitoring services, in particular: sea/land colour data and surface temperature; sea surface and land ice topography; coastal zones, inland water and sea ice topography; vegetation products.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols OLCI
Atmospheric Humidity Fields SRAL
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature OLCI
Cloud particle properties and profile OLCI
Radiation budget OLCI
Atmospheric Temperature Fields OLCI
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements SRAL
LandAlbedo and reflectance OLCI
Landscape topography SRAL
Vegetation OLCI
Surface temperature (land) SLSTR
Multi-purpose imagery (land) OLCI, SLSTR
OceanOcean colour/biology OLCI
Ocean topography/currents SRAL
Ocean surface winds SRAL
Surface temperature (ocean) SLSTR
Ocean wave height and spectrum SRAL
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) OLCI
Snow & IceIce sheet topography SRAL
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness SLSTR, SRAL
Mission Instruments
OLCI - Ocean and Land Colour Imager
SLSTR - Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer
SRAL - SAR Radar Altimeter
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 29 )
Global stacked sea surface height profiles from Sentinel-3B Psuedo-Low Rate Mode (PLRM) satellite al ...
Global stacked sea surface height profiles from Sentinel-3B Synthetic Aperture Radar Mode (SARM) sat ...
Ground-Based Doppler Orbitography by Radiopositioning Integrated on Satellite (DORIS) Data (multi-da ...
Ground-Based Doppler Orbitography by Radiopositioning Integrated on Satellite (DORIS) Geocenter Time ...
Ground-Based Doppler Orbitography by Radiopositioning Integrated on Satellite (DORIS) Ionospheric Pr ...
Ground-Based Doppler Orbitography by Radiopositioning Integrated on Satellite (DORIS) Satellite Orbi ...
OLCI+SLSTR/Sentinel-3B L2 Surface Reflectance and Aerosol parameters over Land
OLCI/Sentinel-3B L1 Full Resolution Top of Atmosphere Reflectance
OLCI/Sentinel-3B L1 Reduced Resolution Top of Atmosphere Reflectance
Sentinel-3B Ocean and Land Colour Imager (OLCI) Regional Full Resolution (FR) Data

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