THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Scanning Radiometer Status No longer considered
Instrument Agencies INPE Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (passive microwave) Geometry Conical scanning
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging MW radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Precipitation estimation.
Resolution Summary 26 / 15 / 10 / 6
Swath Summary 1000 km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 18-20 GHz, 21-24 GHz, 35-37 GHz, 85-89 GHz
FIR (~15.0 µm - ~0.1 cm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Liquid water and precipitation ratePrecipitation intensity at the surface (liquid or solid)
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Precipitation click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
GPM-Br - Global Precipitation Measurement Satellite (2016 - 2020)
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