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Full Name Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 Status Operational (extended)
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 02 Jul 2014
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Sep 2023
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 40059 (TLE)
International Designator 2014-035A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 98.8 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.2 deg
Orbit Altitude 705 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 13:30 Repeat Cycle 16 days
Objectives and Applications High resolution carbon dioxide measurements to characterize sources and sinks on regional scales and quantify their variability over the seasonal cycle.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereTrace gases (excluding ozone) Spectrometer (OCO-2)
Mission Instruments
Spectrometer (OCO-2) - Spectrometer (OCO-2)
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 66 )
ABoVE: Level-4 WRF-STILT Footprint Files for Circumpolar Receptors, 2016-2019
ABoVE: Level-4 WRF-STILT Particle Trajectories for Circumpolar Receptors, 2016-2019
ABoVE: TVPRM Simulated Net Ecosystem Exchange, Alaskan North Slope, 2008-2017
CarbonTracker-Lagrange North America OCO-2 Vertical Profile of Footprints V1 (CMS_CTL_NA_OCO2_FOOTPR ...
CarbonTracker-Lagrange South America OCO-2 Vertical Profile of Footprints V1 (CMS_CTL_SA_OCO2_FOOTPR ...
CARVE Modeled Gross Ecosystem CO2 Exchange and Respiration, Alaska, 2012-2014
CMS: CO2 Signals Estimated for Fossil Fuel Emissions and Biosphere Flux, California
High Resolution Global Contiguous SIF Estimates from OCO-2 SIF and MODIS, Version 2
Multi-Instrument Fused bias-corrected XCO2 and other select fields aggregated as Level 4 daily files ...
OCO-2 GEOS Level 3 daily, 0.5x0.625 assimilated CO2 V10r (OCO2_GEOS_L3CO2_DAY) at GES DISC

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