THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Millimeter wave Atmosphere Temperature and Humidity Sounder Status No longer considered
Instrument Agencies ISRO Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric temperature and humidity sounders Geometry TBD
Instrument Technology Non-scanning MW radiometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Integrated water vapour, cloud liquid water and precipitation for temperature sounding
Resolution Summary TSU: 30 km HSU: 20 km
Swath Summary 1550 km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary TSU: 17 Channel (23.8 and 31.5 GHz, 15 channels are in 50-60 GHz band) HSU: 6 Channel (5 channels in 167-195 GHz band and an 89 GHz channel)
Ka-Band (26.5 to 40 GHz)
K-Band (18 to 26.5 GHz)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
AerosolsAerosol absorption optical depth (column/profile)
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (column/profile)
Atmospheric Temperature FieldsAtmospheric temperature (column/profile)
Air temperature (near surface)
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Temperature (surface) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Temperature (upper-air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Water Vapour (upper air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
ATMSAT-1 - Atmospheric Satellite-1 (2025 - 2029)
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