THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Geostationary Ocean Colour Imager Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies KARI, KIOST, ASTRIUM Maturity Low Heritage
Instrument Type Ocean colour instruments Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format HDF, LRIT, HRIT
Measurements and Applications Ocean colour information, coastal zone monitoring, land resources monitoring. Ceased operations from March 2021.
Resolution Summary 236 x 500 m
[Best Resolution: 236m]
Swath Summary 1440 km
[Max Swath: 1440 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VIS - NIR: 0.40 - 0.88 µm (8 channels)
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Ocean colour/biologyOcean chlorophyll concentration
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Ocean Colour click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
COMS - Communications, Ocean, and Meteorological Satellit (2010 - 2021)
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