Full Name Multi-Angular Multi-band Polarimeter Status Being developed
Instrument Agencies COM, EUMETSAT Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric chemistry Geometry Push-broom scanning
Instrument Technology Multi-channel/direction/polarisation radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Multi-angle polarimeter for supporting the CO2 and CH4 retrieval allowing to accurately estimate the effective light path effects of aerosol. Relatively high spatial resolution and accurate aerosol information will be operationally delivered.
Resolution Summary 2*2 km2 (at nadir)
Swath Summary 300km
Accuracy Summary DoLP systematic error < 0.0025
Waveband Summary TOA radiances in 6 narrow filter bands (410-865nm)
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
AerosolsAerosol optical depth (column/profile)
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Aerosols properties click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
Sentinel CO2M-A - Copernicus Carbon Dioxide Monitoring - A (2026 - 2033)
Sentinel CO2M-B - Copernicus Carbon Dioxide Monitoring - B (2026 - 2034)
Sentinel CO2M-C - Copernicus Carbon Dioxide Monitoring - C (2027 - 2035)