THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Synthetic Aperture Radiometer (L band) Status No longer considered
Instrument Agencies ISRO Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (passive microwave) Geometry Side-looking
Instrument Technology Imaging radar (SAR) Sampling Imaging
Data Access Very Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Studies related to soil moisture and ocean salinity.
Resolution Summary 1.5 m, 2.5 m, 5 m, 20 m, 35 m
[Best Resolution: 1.5m]
Swath Summary 10 - 120 km
[Max Swath: 10 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary L Band
MW (~0.1 cm - ~100 cm)
L-Band (2 - 1 GHz)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
Ice sheet topographySea-ice sheet topography
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Albedo click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
RISAT-3L - Radar Imaging Satellite (2014 - 2020)
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