THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - BIOMASS -
Full Name BIOMASS Status Planned
Mission Agencies ESA Launch Date 2021
Mission Links EOL Date 2026
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 102.6 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 97.97 deg
Orbit Altitude 660 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 06:00 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Will provide global maps of forest biomass and height (at 200 m resolution) and forest disturbance (at 50 m resolution) every 6 months
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandVegetation P-Band SAR
Mission Instruments
P-Band SAR - P-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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