THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - NOAA-10 -
Full Name National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 10 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NOAA Launch Date 17 Sep 1986
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 30 Aug 2001
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 16969 (TLE)
International Designator 1986-073A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101.1 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.6 deg
Orbit Altitude 804 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 4:38 Repeat Cycle 0.5 days
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, agriculture and forestry, environmental monitoring, climatology, physical oceanography, Volcanic eruption monitoring, ice and snow cover, total ozone studies, space environment, solar flux analysis.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields HIRS/2, TOVS (HIRS/2 + MSU + SSU)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature HIRS/2, TOVS (HIRS/2 + MSU + SSU)
Liquid water and precipitation rate MSU
Ozone HIRS/2, SBUV/2
Radiation budget ERBE, HIRS/2, SBUV/2, TOVS (HIRS/2 + MSU + SSU)
Trace gases (excluding ozone) HIRS/2, TOVS (HIRS/2 + MSU + SSU)
Atmospheric Temperature Fields HIRS/2, MSU, TOVS (HIRS/2 + MSU + SSU)
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements SEM (POES)
LandSurface temperature (land) HIRS/2
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) AVHRR/1
Mission Instruments
A-DCS3 - A-DCS3
Argos - Argos
AVHRR/1 - Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer /1
ERBE - Earth Radiation Budget Experiment
HIRS/2 - High Resolution Infra-red Sounder/2
MSU - Microwave Sounding Unit
NOAA Comms - Communications package for NOAA
S&R (NOAA) - Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking
SBUV/2 - Solar Backscattter Ultra-Violet Instrument/2
SEM (POES) - Space Environment Monitor
TOVS (HIRS/2 + MSU + SSU) - TIROS Operational Vertical Sounder
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 182 )
AMSU/MSU Lowstratosphere Day/Month Temperature Anomalies and Annual Cycle V6
AMSU/MSU Lowtroposphere Day/Month Temperature Anomalies and Annual Cycle V6
AMSU/MSU Midtroposphere Day/Month Temperature Anomalies and Annual Cycle V6
AMSU/MSU Tropopause Day/Month Temperature Anomalies and Annual Cycle V6
Arctic & Antarctic Research Center (AARC) AVHRR and HRPT Direct Readout Radiance Data from McMurdo a ...
Atmospheric Profiles: TOVS - NOAA (FIFE)
AVHRR data from Eurimage
AVHRR Leads-ARI Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures, Version 1
Bi-Weekly and Monthly Mean SST Archive and Accumulation Files from the NOAA TIROS/N Satellite Series
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Algeria 3 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS)

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total 230 results)
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: AMVs are assimilated into global weather forecast models for generating global ...
NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of AVHRR Daily and Monthly Aerosol Optical Thickness over Global Ocea ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: earth radiation budget studies climate research (monitoring and modelling), NM ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: global cloud climatologies climate research (monitoring and modelling), NMHSs ...
NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Cloud Properties from AVHRR Pathfinder Atmospheres - Extended (PAT ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Climate and carbon modelling, weather prediction (NWP), global circulation mod ...
NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Monthly Outgoing Longwave Radiation (OLR), Version 2.2-1. CLIMATE ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: global cloud climatologies climate research (monitoring and modelling), NMHSs ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Aerosol climate forcing, climate model evaluation, long-term trend of air qual ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: global cloud climatologies climate research (monitoring and modelling), NMHSs ...

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