CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Bluefield Satellite Instrument -
Full Name Bluefield Satellite Instrument Status No longer considered
Instrument Agencies Bluefield Maturity Low Heritage
Instrument Type Atmospheric chemistry Geometry
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Miniaturized version of NASA's Gas Filter Correlation Radiometry (GFCR) sensor technology, paired with convolutional neural network machine learning.
Resolution Summary 20m
[Best Resolution: 20m]
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Trace gases (excluding ozone)CH4 Mole Fraction
CO2 Mole Fraction
N2O (column/profile)
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Carbon Dioxide, Methane and other Greenhouse gases click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
Bluebird - Bluebird (2023 - 2025)