THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Temperature Sounding Unit Status No longer considered
Instrument Agencies ISRO Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric temperature and humidity sounders Geometry TBD
Instrument Technology Data collection system Sampling Sounding
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Atmospheric soundings, atmospheric stability, thermal gradient winds.
Resolution Summary 40 - 96 km
Swath Summary 1550 km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 17 Channel , 1 channel each in 23.8 and 31.5 GHz and 15 channels in 50 - 60 GHz
MW (~0.1 cm - ~100 cm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (column/profile)
Surface temperature (ocean)Sea surface temperature
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Sea Surface Temperature click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Water Vapour (upper air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
Scatsat-1 - Scatterometer Satellite-1 (2018 - 2022)
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