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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Jason-3 -
Full Name Jason-3 Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies EUMETSAT, NOAA, CNES, NASA Launch Date 17 Jan 2016
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Mar 2021
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 41240 (TLE)
International Designator 2016-002A
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 112.4 minutes
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination 66.05 deg
Orbit Altitude 1336 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle 10 days
Objectives and Applications 3-year nominal mission lifetime, 5-year extended lifetime. Physical oceanography, geodesy/gravity, climate monitoring, marine meteorology.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields AMR
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements DORIS-NG, GPSP, LRA, POSEIDON-3B Altimeter
LandLandscape topography POSEIDON-3B Altimeter
OceanOcean topography/currents AMR, DORIS-NG, GPSP, LRA, POSEIDON-3B Altimeter
Ocean surface winds POSEIDON-3B Altimeter
Ocean wave height and spectrum POSEIDON-3B Altimeter
Mission Instruments
AMR - Advanced Microwave Radiometer
DORIS-NG - Doppler Orbitography and Radio-positioning Integrated by Satellite-NG
GPSP - Global Positioning System Payload
LRA - Laser Retroreflector Array
POSEIDON-3B Altimeter - Positioning Ocean Solid Earth Ice Dynamics Orbiting Navigator (Single frequency solid state radar altimeter)
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 94 )
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Daily Mean 0.5 Degree (Version 4 ...
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Daily Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 ...
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Monthly Mean 0.5 Degree (Version ...
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Monthly Mean llc90 Grid (Version ...
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Bolus Transport Streamfunction - Daily Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Bolus Transport Streamfunction - Monthly Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Ocean Bolus Velocity - Daily Mean 0.5 Degree (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Ocean Bolus Velocity - Daily Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Ocean Bolus Velocity - Monthly Mean 0.5 Degree (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Ocean Bolus Velocity - Monthly Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total 94 results)
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Daily Mean 0.5 Degree (Version 4 ...
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Daily Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 ...
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Monthly Mean 0.5 Degree (Version ...
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Monthly Mean llc90 Grid (Version ...
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Bolus Transport Streamfunction - Daily Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Bolus Transport Streamfunction - Monthly Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Ocean Bolus Velocity - Daily Mean 0.5 Degree (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Ocean Bolus Velocity - Daily Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Ocean Bolus Velocity - Monthly Mean 0.5 Degree (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Ocean Bolus Velocity - Monthly Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)

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