THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - SCLP -
Full Name Snow and Cold Land Processes Status Considered
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 2030
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date 2033
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle 15 days
Objectives and Applications Phase-3 DS Mission, launch order unknown, 3-year nominal mission. Snow accumulation for fresh water availability.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth K band radiometers (SCLP), Ku and X-band radars (SCLP)
Mission Instruments
K band radiometers (SCLP) - K band radiometers (SCLP)
Ku and X-band radars (SCLP) - Ku and X-band radars (SCLP)
Copyright CEOS | About | Site Search Researched and written by Symbios