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Full Name Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 Status Operational (nominal)
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 33 )
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 Derived from OCO-2 SIF and MODIS
Multi-Instrument Fused bias-corrected XCO2 and other select fields aggregated as Level 4 daily files ...
OCO-2 Gridded bias-corrected XCO2 and other select fields aggregated as Level 4 daily files V2 (OCO2 ...
OCO-2 Level 0 spacecraft attitude data V10 (OCO2_Att) at GES DISC
OCO-2 Level 0 spacecraft attitude data, Retrospective Processing V10r (OCO2_Att) at GES DISC
OCO-2 Level 0 spacecraft ephemerides V10 (OCO2_Eph) at GES DISC
OCO-2 Level 0 spacecraft ephemerides, Retrospective Processing V10r (OCO2_Eph) at GES DISC
OCO-2 Level 1A collated, parsed, calibration data V10 (OCO2_L1aIn_Pixel) at GES DISC

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total 33 results)
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 Derived from OCO-2 SIF and MODIS
Multi-Instrument Fused bias-corrected XCO2 and other select fields aggregated as Level 4 daily files ...
OCO-2 Gridded bias-corrected XCO2 and other select fields aggregated as Level 4 daily files V2 (OCO2 ...
OCO-2 Level 0 spacecraft attitude data V10 (OCO2_Att) at GES DISC
OCO-2 Level 0 spacecraft attitude data, Retrospective Processing V10r (OCO2_Att) at GES DISC
OCO-2 Level 0 spacecraft ephemerides V10 (OCO2_Eph) at GES DISC
OCO-2 Level 0 spacecraft ephemerides, Retrospective Processing V10r (OCO2_Eph) at GES DISC
OCO-2 Level 1A collated, parsed, calibration data V10 (OCO2_L1aIn_Pixel) at GES DISC

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