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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - SAC-E/SABIA_MAR-A -
Full Name Misión Satelital Argentina Brasileña para Información del Ambiente Marino Status Planned
Mission Agencies CONAE, AEB Launch Date 2020
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 2025
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 99.8 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.22 deg
Orbit Altitude 702 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:20 Repeat Cycle 9 days
Objectives and Applications Ocean colour measurement (open ocean, coastal and in-land waters) (low & medium spatial resolution), SST, Sea & Coastal surveillance, urban lights, polar auroras, fires, data collection system.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols MAC, NIR-SWIR
Radiation budget VIS-NIR
LandAlbedo and reflectance VIS-NIR
OceanOcean colour/biology NIR-SWIR, VIS-NIR
Surface temperature (ocean) TIR
Mission Instruments
DCS (SABIA_MAR) - Data Collection System
MAC - Multi-Angle Multispectral Camera
NIR-SWIR - Multi-spectral Optical Camera - Near & Short Wave Infrared
TIR - Two-band Thermal Infrared Camera
VIS-NIR - Multi-spectral Optical Camera - Visible & Near Infrared
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