Gap analyses by variable or by type of mission

Please select either a variable or a type of mission to display a time chart of satellite instruments having the potential to provide the corresponding measurements. The selection is based on design characteristics (Expert analysis) or declared mission objectives (Simplified analysis). Such a preliminary analysis does not replace a detailed assessment of the actual instrument performances, data availability, and quality of derived environmental data records against specific user requirements.

Note: The chart can be sorted by clicking on the header columns and filtered by instrument properties when applicable. Select the period of interest with the cursor at the bottom of the chart. Future missions which are not firmly planned are shaded with stripes. A warning icon (Important note) indicates degraded satellite: hover over the icon for details. The chart is followed by a table of all potentially relevant instruments.

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In "Simplified" mode, the results in the analysis are calculated by looking at each instrument's mission objectives: for each instrument we keep track of what the primary, secondary, and opportunity mission objectives are. These mission objectives indicate that an instrument is primarily envisioned to measure variable X, Y and Z, that variables A, B and C are its secondary objective, and that it may offer the opportunity to measure variables I and II although it is not optimized for that. The simplified Gap analysis produces a timeline based on this information. The simplified Gap analysis is only available for analyzing variables, not for missions.
In "Expert system" mode, the results in the analysis are calculated with an expert system. Internally, OSCAR works with a large set of 1700 rules that determine whether or not an instrument is capable of measuring a given variable, and to what degree. When you select "Expert system", the Gap analysis is performed based on this large set of rules.
Measurement timeline for Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI)

Definition: Difference between maximum (in NIR) and minimum (around the Red) vegetation reflectance, normalised to the summation. Representative of total biomass, supportive for computing LAI if not directly measured

Hint: Move around in the timeline by scrolling up, down, left or right.

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CHRIS1 - primaryPROBA-1 Important note07:30 desc
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COMIS1 - primarySTSat-310:30 desc
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GSA1 - primaryResurs-P110:30 desc
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GSA1 - primaryResurs-P210:30 desc
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GSA1 - primaryResurs-P310:30 desc
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HICO1 - primaryISS HICO51.6 °
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HSI1 - primaryHJ-1A Important note10:30 desc
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HSI (EnMAP)1 - primaryEnMAP11:00 descXXXXXX
HYC1 - primaryPRISMA10:30 desc
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HyperionNo1 - primaryNMP-EO-109:45 desc
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HyS-VNIR1 - primaryGISAT83°EXXXXXXXX
HySI-T1 - primaryIMS-109:30 desc
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HySIS1 - primaryHySIS10:30 desc
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AEISS2 - very highKOMPSAT-313:30 asc
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AEISS-A2 - very highKOMPSAT-3A13:30 asc
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ALINo2 - very highNMP-EO-109:45 desc
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ALISS-32 - very highResourceSat-310:30 descXXXXXX
ALISS-32 - very high ResourceSat-3A10:30 descXXXXXX
ASTER Important noteYes2 - very highTerra10:30 desc
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AVNIR2 - very highADEOS10:30 desc
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AVNIR-22 - very highALOS10:30 desc
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AWFI2 - very highAmazônia-110:30 descXXXXXX
AWFI2 - very highAmazônia-1B10:30 descXXXXXX
AWFI-22 - very highAmazônia-210:30 descXXXXXX
AWiFS Important note2 - very highResourceSat-1 (IRS-P6)10:30 desc
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AWiFS2 - very highResourceSat-210:28 desc
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AWiFS2 - very highResourceSat-2A10:33 desc
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BGIS-20002 - very highQuickBird10:30 desc
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COBAN2 - very highBILSat10:30 asc
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CZI Important note2 - very highHY-1A10:30 desc
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CZI2 - very highHY-1B Important note10:30 desc
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CZI2 - very highHY-1C10:30 desc
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CZI2 - very highHY-1D13:30 ascXXXXXXX
CZI2 - very highHY-1E13:30 ascXXXXXXX
CZI2 - very highHY-1F13:30 ascXXXXXXX
DMAC2 - very highDubaiSat-110:30 desc
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EOS-C2 - very highGöktürk-2 Important note10:30 asc
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ETM+ Important noteYes2 - very highLandsat-710:00 desc
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Geoton-L12 - very highResurs-P110:30 desc
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Geoton-L12 - very highResurs-P210:30 desc
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Geoton-L12 - very highResurs-P310:30 desc
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GIS2 - very highGeoEye-1 Important note10:30 desc
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GORIZONT-MP2 - very highMeteor-MP N115:30 ascXXXXXXXX
GORIZONT-MP2 - very highMeteor-MP N209:30 descXXXXXXXX
HiRAIS2 - very highDubaiSat-210:30 desc
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HiRAIS2 - very highDeimos-210:30 asc
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HiRI2 - very highPléiades-1A10:30 desc
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HiRI2 - very highPléiades-1B10:30 desc
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HiRI2 - very highGöktürk-1A10:30 asc
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HRCC2 - very highCBERS-110:30 desc
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HRCC Important note2 - very highCBERS-210:30 desc
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HRCC2 - very highCBERS-2B10:30 desc
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HRCC-22 - very highZY-1-2C Important note10:30 desc
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HRG2 - very highSPOT-510:30 desc
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HRMX2 - very highCartoSat-2C09:30 desc
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HRMX2 - very highCartoSat-2D09:30 desc
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HRMX2 - very highCartoSat-2E09:29 desc
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HRMX2 - very highCartoSat-2F09:30 desc
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HRMX-VNIR2 - very highGISAT83°EXXXXXXXX
HRSAT-12 - very highHRSAT-109:30 descXXXXXX
HRV2 - very highSPOT-110:30 desc
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HRV2 - very highSPOT-210:30 desc
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HRV2 - very highSPOT-310:30 desc
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HRVIR2 - very highSPOT-410:30 desc
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IRIS (X-Sat)2 - very highX-Sat Important note10:20 desc
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KEIS2 - very highKazEOSat-210:30 asc
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KMSS2 - very highMeteor-M N109:30 desc
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KMSS2 - very highMeteor-M N209:30 asc
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KMSS2 - very highMeteor-M N2-209:00 desc
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KMSS2 - very highMeteor-M N2-315:09 ascXXXXXX
KMSS2 - very highMeteor-M N2-409:00 descXXXXXX
KMSS2 - very highMeteor-M N2-515:00 descXXXXXX
KMSS2 - very high Meteor-M N2-609:00 XXXXXX
LISS-12 - very highIRS-1A10:30 desc
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LISS-12 - very highIRS-1B10:30 desc
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LISS-22 - very highIRS-1A10:30 desc
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LISS-22 - very highIRS-1B10:30 desc
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LISS-2M2 - very highIRS-P210:30 desc
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LISS-3 (IRS-1)2 - very highIRS-1C10:30 desc
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LISS-3 (IRS-1)2 - very highIRS-1D10:30 desc
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LISS-3 (ResourceSat) Important note2 - very highResourceSat-1 (IRS-P6)10:30 desc
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LISS-3 (ResourceSat)2 - very highResourceSat-210:28 desc
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LISS-3 (ResourceSat)2 - very highResourceSat-2A10:33 desc
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LISS-4 Important note2 - very highResourceSat-1 (IRS-P6)10:30 desc
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LISS-42 - very highResourceSat-210:28 desc
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LISS-42 - very highResourceSat-2A10:33 desc
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MBEI2 - very highSICH-210:50 desc
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MBEI2 - very highEgyptSat-110:30 desc
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MESSR2 - very highMOS-110:15 desc
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MESSR2 - very highMOS-1B10:35 desc
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MMRS2 - very highSAC-C10:20 desc
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MODI imager2 - very highISS MODI51.6 °XXXX
MRI2 - very highNigeriaSat-2 Important note10:30 asc
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MS (Ingenio)2 - very highSEOSat/Ingenio10:30 descXXXXXXXX
MS (Monitor)2 - very highMonitor-E10:30 asc
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MS (TH)2 - very highTH-1A Important note13:30 desc
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MS (TH)2 - very highTH-1B Important note13:30 desc
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MS (TH)2 - very highTH-1C13:30 desc
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MS (THEOS)2 - very highTHEOS Important note10:00 desc
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MSC2 - very highKOMPSAT-210:50 asc
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MSC (ZY)2 - very highZY-3-01 Important note10:30 desc
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MSC (ZY)2 - very highZY-3-0210:30 desc
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MSI (EgyptSat)2 - very highEgyptSat-251.6 °
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MSI (EgyptSat)2 - very highEgyptSat-A10:30 desc
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MSI (Sansa)2 - very highSumbandilaSat09:00 desc
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MSI (Sentinel-2A)No2 - very highSentinel-2A10:30 desc
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MSI (Sentinel-2A)2 - very highSentinel-2B10:30 desc
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MSI (Sentinel-2A)2 - very highSentinel-2C10:30 descXXXXXXXX
MSI (Sentinel-2A)2 - very highSentinel-2D10:30 descXXXXXXXX
MSIS2 - very highBILSat10:30 asc
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MSS2 - very highLandsat-1 (ERTS)10:00 desc
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MSS2 - very highLandsat-210:00 desc
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MSS2 - very highLandsat-310:00 desc
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MSS2 - very highLandsat-410:00 desc
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MSS2 - very highLandsat-509:45 desc
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MSS (KANOPUS)2 - very highKANOPUS-V110:30 asc
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MSS (KANOPUS)2 - very highKANOPUS-V-IK-110:30 asc
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MSS (KANOPUS)2 - very highKANOPUS-V310:30 asc
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MSS (KANOPUS)2 - very highKANOPUS-V410:30 asc
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MSS (KANOPUS)2 - very highKANOPUS-V510:30 asc
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MSS (KANOPUS)2 - very highKANOPUS-V610:30 asc
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MSS Fragment2 - very highMeteor-P510:15 asc
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MSU-E2 - very highMeteor-3M09:15 asc
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MSU-E (Resurs-O1)2 - very highResurs-O1-110:15 asc
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MSU-E (Resurs-O1)2 - very highResurs-O1-210:15 asc
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MSU-E (Resurs-O1)2 - very highResurs-O1-310:15 asc
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MSU-E (Resurs-O1)2 - very highResurs-O1-410:15 asc
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MSU-E (Resurs-O1)2 - very highMeteor-P510:15 asc
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MSU-EU2 - very highSICH-1M82.5 °
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MSU-S2 - very highMeteor-P181.2 °
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MSU-S2 - very highMeteor-P281.2 °
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MSU-S2 - very highMeteor-P310:15 asc
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MSU-S2 - very highMeteor-P410:15 asc
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MSU-S2 - very highMeteor-P510:15 asc
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MSU-S2 - very highMeteor-P610:15 asc
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MSU-SK (Okean)2 - very highOkean-O-182.5 °
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MSU-SK (Okean)2 - very highOkean-O1-182.5 °
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MSU-SK (Okean)2 - very highOkean-O1-282.5 °
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MSU-SK (Okean)2 - very highOkean-O1-382.5 °
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MSU-SK (Okean)2 - very highOkean-O1-582.5 °
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MSU-SK (Okean)2 - very highOkean-O1-682.5 °
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MSU-SK (Okean)2 - very highOkean-O1-782.5 °
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MSU-SK (Okean)2 - very highSICH-182.5 °
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MSU-SK (Resurs)2 - very highResurs-O1-110:15 asc
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MSU-SK (Resurs)2 - very highResurs-O1-210:15 asc
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MSU-SK (Resurs)2 - very highResurs-O1-310:15 asc
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MSU-SK (Resurs)2 - very highMeteor-P510:15 asc
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MSU-SK12 - very highResurs-O1-410:15 asc
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MSU-V2 - very highOkean-O-182.5 °
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MUX (SJ-9)2 - very highSJ-9A Important note10:30 desc
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MUXCAM2 - very highCBERS-410:30 asc
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MX2 - very highCartoSat-310:30 descXXXXXX
MX (ResourceSat-3S)2 - very highResourceSat-3S10:30 descXXXXXX
MX (ResourceSat-3S)2 - very highResourceSat-3SA10:30 descXXXXXX
Mx-T2 - very highIMS-109:30 desc
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NAOMI (AlSat)2 - very highAlSat-2 Important note10:30 asc
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NAOMI (AlSat)2 - very highAlSat-2B10:30 asc
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NAOMI (AlSat)2 - very highVNREDSat-110:30 desc
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NAOMI (KazEOSat)2 - very highKazEOSat-110:15 desc
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NAOMI (KazEOSat)2 - very highPeruSat-110:30 desc
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NAOMI (SPOT)2 - very highSPOT-610:30 desc
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NAOMI (SPOT)2 - very highSPOT-710:30 desc
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NAOMI (SSOT)2 - very highSSOT Important note10:30 desc
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OHRIS2 - very highOrbView-310:30 desc
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OLIYes2 - very highLandsat-810:15 desc
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OPS (ASNARO)2 - very highASNARO-111:00 desc
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OPS (JERS)2 - very highJERS10:45 desc
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OSA2 - very highIkonos10:30 desc
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PANMUX2 - very highCBERS-410:30 asc
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PMC2 - very highVRSS-1 Important note10:30 desc
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PMS2 - very highGF-110:30 desc
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PMS2 - very highGF-1-0210:30 desc
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PMS2 - very highGF-1-0310:30 desc
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PMS2 - very highGF-1-0410:30 desc
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PMS2 - very highGF-610:30 desc
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PMS-22 - very highGF-210:30 desc
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PMS-22 - very highGF-810:30 desc
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PMS-22 - very highGF-910:30 desc
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PMS-22 - very highJilin-110:30 asc
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PMS-22 - very highGF-1110:30 desc
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PMS-32 - very highSuperView-110:30 desc
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PMS-32 - very highSuperView-210:30 desc
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PMS-32 - very highSuperView-310:30 desc
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PMS-32 - very highSuperView-410:30 desc
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RBV2 - very highLandsat-1 (ERTS)10:00 desc
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RBV2 - very highLandsat-210:00 desc
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RBV2 - very highLandsat-310:00 desc
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REIS2 - very highRapidEye (5 sats) Important note11:00 desc
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RSI2 - very highFORMOSAT-209:30 desc
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RSI (FORMOSAT-5)2 - very highFORMOSAT-510:00 desc
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ShMSA-SR2 - very highResurs-P110:30 desc
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ShMSA-SR2 - very highResurs-P210:30 desc
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ShMSA-SR2 - very highResurs-P310:30 desc
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ShMSA-VR 2 - very highResurs-P110:30 desc
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ShMSA-VR 2 - very highResurs-P210:30 desc
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ShMSA-VR 2 - very highResurs-P310:30 desc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-110:30 desc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-210:30 desc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-C110:30 desc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-410:30 desc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-510:30 desc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-610:30 desc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-710:30 desc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-813:30 asc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-913:30 asc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-1013:30 asc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-1113:30 asc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-1213:30 asc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-1313:30 asc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-1413:30 asc
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SkySat2 - very highSkySat-1513:30 asc
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SLIM62 - very highAlSat-110:30 asc
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SLIM62 - very highBeijing-1 Important note08:15 asc
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SLIM62 - very highDeimos-110:30 asc
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SLIM62 - very highNigeriaSat-110:30 asc
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SLIM62 - very highUK-DMC-110:30 asc
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SLIM62 - very highUK-DMC-2 Important note10:30 asc
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SLIM62 - very highNigeriaSat-X Important note10:15 asc
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SLIM62 - very highAlSat-1B10:30 asc
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SpaceView-1102 - very highWorldView-410:30 desc
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TM2 - very highLandsat-410:00 desc
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TM2 - very highLandsat-509:45 desc
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TRISHNA2 - very highTRISHNA13:00 ascXXXXXX
VHRI2 - very highNigeriaSat-2 Important note10:30 asc
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VHRI-1002 - very highSSTL-S1 110:30 asc
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VHRI-1002 - very highSSTL-S1 210:30 asc
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VHRI-1002 - very highSSTL-S1 310:30 asc
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VHRI-1002 - very highSSTL-S1 410:30 asc
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VSSC2 - very highVENµS10:30 desc
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WAOSS-B2 - very highBIRD10:30 desc
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WFI Important note2 - very highCBERS-110:30 desc
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WFI2 - very highCBERS-210:30 desc
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WFI2 - very highCBERS-2B10:30 desc
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WFI-22 - very highCBERS-410:30 asc
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WFV2 - very highGF-110:30 desc
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WFV2 - very highGF-610:30 desc
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WiFS2 - very highIRS-1C10:30 desc
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WiFS2 - very highIRS-1D10:30 desc
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WiFS (IRS-P3)2 - very highIRS-P310:30 desc
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WISH2 - very highALOS-310:30 descXXXXXXXX
WMC2 - very highVRSS-1 Important note10:30 desc
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WV1102 - very highWorldView-210:30 desc
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WV1102 - very highWorldView-310:30 desc
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WVC2 - very highHJ-1A Important note10:30 desc
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WVC2 - very highHJ-1B Important note10:30 desc
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ISR3 - highPCW-163.4 °XXXXXXXX
ISR3 - highPCW-263.4 °XXXXXXXX
MSU-GS/A3 - highArctica-M N163.4 °XXXXXX
MSU-GS/A3 - highArctica-M N263.4 °XXXXXX
MSU-GS/A3 - highArctica-M N363.4 °XXXXXX
MSU-GS/A3 - highArctica-M N463.4 °XXXXXX
MSU-GS/A3 - highArctica-M N563.4 °XXXXXX
3MI3 - highMetop-SG-A109:30 descXXXXXXXX
3MI3 - highMetop-SG-A209:30 descXXXXXXXX
3MI3 - highMetop-SG-A309:30 descXXXXXXXX
AATSR3 - highEnvisat10:00 desc
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ABI3 - highGOES-1675.2°W
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ABIYes3 - highGOES-1789.5°W
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ABI3 - highGOES-T137°WXXXXXXXXXXXX
ABI3 - highGOES-U75°WXXXXXXXXXXXX
AGRIYes3 - highFY-4A105°E
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AGRI3 - highFY-4B105°EXXXXXXXX
AGRI3 - highFY-4C86.5°EXXXXXXXX
AGRI3 - highFY-4D105°EXXXXXXXX
AGRI3 - highFY-4E86.5°EXXXXXXXX
AGRI3 - highFY-4F105°EXXXXXXXX
AGRI3 - highFY-4G86.5°EXXXXXXXX
AHIYes3 - highHimawari-8140.68°E
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AHI3 - highHimawari-9140.73°E
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AMI3 - highGEO-KOMPSAT-2A128.25°E
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ATSR-2 Important note3 - highERS-210:30 desc
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AVHRR3 - highNOAA-607:30 desc
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AVHRR3 - highNOAA-807:30 desc
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AVHRR3 - highNOAA-1007:30 desc
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AVHRR3 - highTIROS-N14:30 asc
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AVHRR/23 - highNOAA-714:30 asc
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AVHRR/23 - highNOAA-914:30 asc
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AVHRR/23 - highNOAA-1114:10 asc
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AVHRR/23 - highNOAA-1205:10 desc
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AVHRR/23 - highNOAA-1314:00 asc
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AVHRR/23 - highNOAA-1409:30 desc
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AVHRR/3Yes3 - highMetop-A09:30 desc
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AVHRR/3Yes3 - highMetop-B09:30 desc
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AVHRR/33 - highMetop-C09:30 desc
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AVHRR/3 Important noteYes3 - highNOAA-1506:30 desc
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AVHRR/33 - highNOAA-1609:01 desc
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AVHRR/3 Important note3 - highNOAA-1707:03 desc
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AVHRR/3Yes3 - highNOAA-1807:40 desc
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AVHRR/3Yes3 - highNOAA-1915:44 asc
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CAPI3 - highTANSAT13:30 asc
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CCD3 - highINSAT-2E83°E
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CCD3 - highINSAT-3A93.5°E
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COCTS3 - highHY-1A10:30 desc
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COCTS3 - highHY-1B Important note10:30 desc
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COCTS3 - highHY-1C10:30 desc
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COCTS3 - highHY-1D13:30 ascXXXXXXX
COCTS3 - highHY-1E13:30 ascXXXXXXX
COCTS3 - highHY-1F13:30 ascXXXXXXX
CZCS3 - highNimbus-712:00 desc
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DPC3 - highGF-513:30 asc
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EPIC (DSCOVR)Yes3 - highDSCOVRN/A
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FCI3 - highMTG-I19.5°EXXXXXXXXX
FCI3 - highMTG-I29.5°EXXXXXXXXX
FCI3 - highMTG-I39.5°EXXXXXXXXX
FCI3 - highMTG-I49.5°EXXXXXXXXX
FLORIS3 - highFLEX10:00 descXXXX
GLI3 - highADEOS-210:30 desc
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GOCIYes3 - highCOMS128.2°E
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GOCI-II3 - highGEO-KOMPSAT-2B128.2°EXXXXXXXXXXXX
MADPI3 - highNEMO-AM09:30 descXXXXXX
MERIS3 - highEnvisat10:00 desc
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MERSI-13 - highFY-3A09:05 desc
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MERSI-1Yes3 - highFY-3B13:38 asc
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MERSI-1 Important note3 - highFY-3C10:15 desc
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MERSI-2Yes3 - highFY-3D14:00 asc
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MERSI-23 - highFY-3E06:00 descXXXXXX
MERSI-23 - highFY-3F10:00 descXXXXXX
MERSI-23 - highFY-3G14:00 ascXXXXXX
MERSI-23 - highFY-3H06:00 descXXXXXX
MERSI-23 - highFY-3RM-1XXXXXX
MERSI-23 - highFY-3RM-2XXXXXX
MetImage3 - highMetop-SG-A109:30 descXXXXXXXX
MetImage3 - highMetop-SG-A209:30 descXXXXXXXX
MetImage3 - highMetop-SG-A309:30 descXXXXXXXX
MISRYes3 - highTerra10:30 desc
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MODISYes3 - highAqua13:30 asc
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MODISYes3 - highTerra10:30 desc
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MOS3 - highIRS-P310:30 desc
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MSI3 - highEarthCARE14:00 descXXXX
MSU-GS3 - highElectro-L N129.6°W
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MSU-GS Important noteYes3 - highElectro-L N276°E
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MSU-GS3 - highElectro-L N314.5°WXXXXXXXX
MSU-GS3 - highElectro-L N4166°EXXXXXXXX
MSU-GS3 - highElectro-L N576°EXXXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GSM3 - highElectro-M N114.5°WXXXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GSM3 - highElectro-M N276°EXXXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GSM3 - highElectro-M N3165.8°EXXXXXXXXXXX
MSU-M3 - highOkean-O-182.5 °
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MSU-M3 - highMeteor-P181.2 °
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MSU-M3 - highMeteor-P281.2 °
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MSU-M3 - highMeteor-P310:15 asc
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MSU-M3 - highMeteor-P410:15 asc
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MSU-M3 - highMeteor-P510:15 asc
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MSU-M3 - highMeteor-P610:15 asc
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MSU-MR Important note3 - highMeteor-M N109:30 desc
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MSU-MRYes3 - highMeteor-M N209:30 asc
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MSU-MR3 - highMeteor-M N2-209:00 desc
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MSU-MR3 - highMeteor-M N2-315:09 ascXXXXXX
MSU-MR3 - highMeteor-M N2-409:00 descXXXXXX
MSU-MR3 - highMeteor-M N2-515:00 descXXXXXX
MSU-MR3 - high Meteor-M N2-609:00 XXXXXX
MSU-MR-MP3 - highMeteor-MP N115:30 ascXXXXXXXX
MSU-MR-MP3 - highMeteor-MP N209:30 descXXXXXXXX
MTVZA-OK (optical)3 - highSICH-1M82.5 °
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MUS-uv/vis/nir3 - highSAC-E/SABIA-MAR B10:30 descXXXXXX
MVISR3 - highFY-1A15:30 asc
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MVISR3 - highFY-1B07:50 desc
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MVISR3 - highFY-1C07:00 desc
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MVISR3 - highFY-1D09:00 desc
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OCI3 - highPACE12:00 descXXXXXX
OCI (FORMOSAT)3 - highFORMOSAT-135 °
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OCM (OceanSat-1)3 - highOceanSat-1 (IRS-P4)12:00 desc
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OCM (OceanSat-2)No3 - highOceanSat-211:50 desc
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OCM (OceanSat-3)3 - highOceanSat-312:00 descXXXXXX
OCM (OceanSat-3)3 - highOceanSat-3A12:00 descXXXXXX
OCS3 - highMeteor-M N312:00 ascXXXXXX
OCTS3 - highADEOS10:30 desc
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OLCI Yes3 - highSentinel-3A10:00 desc
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OLCI Yes3 - highSentinel-3B10:00 desc
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OLCI 3 - highSentinel-3C10:00 descXXXXXXXX
OLCI 3 - highSentinel-3D10:00 descXXXXXXXX
OSMI3 - highKOMPSAT-110:50 asc
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Polarimeters3 - highPACE12:00 descXXXXXX
POLDER3 - highADEOS10:30 desc
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POLDER3 - highADEOS-210:30 desc
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POLDER3 - highPARASOL15:20 asc
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SeaWiFS3 - highOrbView-2/SeaStar12:00 desc
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SEVIRI3 - highMeteosat-83.7°E
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SEVIRI Important noteYes3 - highMeteosat-93.5°E
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SEVIRI Important noteYes3 - highMeteosat-109.5°E
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SEVIRI3 - highMeteosat-11
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SEVIRI3 - highMeteosat-8 (IODC)41.5°E
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SGLI3 - highGCOM-C10:30 desc
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SLSTRYes3 - highSentinel-3A10:00 desc
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SLSTRYes3 - highSentinel-3B10:00 desc
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SLSTR3 - highSentinel-3C10:00 descXXXXXXXX
SLSTR3 - highSentinel-3D10:00 descXXXXXXXX
SZS3 - highMeteor-M N312:00 ascXXXXXX
TANSO-CAINo3 - highGOSAT-113:00 desc
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TANSO-CAI/23 - highGOSAT-213:00 desc
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Végétation 3 - highSPOT-410:30 desc
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Végétation 3 - highSPOT-510:30 desc
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Végétation-P3 - highPROBA-V10:30 desc
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VIIRSYes3 - highNOAA-2013:25 asc
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VIIRS3 - highJPSS-213:30 ascXXXXXXXX
VIIRSYes3 - highSNPP13:25 asc
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VIIRS3 - highJPSS-313:30 ascXXXXXXXX
VIIRS3 - highJPSS-413:30 ascXXXXXXXX
VIRR (FY-3)3 - highFY-3A09:05 desc
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VIRR (FY-3)Yes3 - highFY-3B13:38 asc
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VIRR (FY-3)Yes3 - highFY-3C10:15 desc
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Trasser3 - highOkean-O-182.5 °
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Trasser3 - highOkean-O1-382.5 °
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All instruments for measuring Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI)
Instruments Relevance Operational limitations
CHRIS1 - primaryCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
COMIS1 - primaryCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
DESIS1 - primaryCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
GSA1 - primaryCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HICO1 - primaryCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HSI1 - primaryCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HSI (EnMAP)1 - primaryCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HYC1 - primaryCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
Hyperion1 - primaryCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HyS-VNIR1 - primaryCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HySI-T1 - primaryCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HySIS1 - primaryCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
OHIS1 - primaryCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
AEISS2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
AEISS-A2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
ALI2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
ALISS-32 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
ASTER2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
AVNIR2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
AVNIR-22 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
AWFI2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
AWFI-22 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
AWiFS2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
BGIS-20002 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
COBAN2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
CZI2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
DMAC2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
EOS-C2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
ETM2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
ETM+2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
Geoton-L12 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
GIS2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
GORIZONT-MP2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HiRAIS2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HiRI2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HRCC2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HRCC-22 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HRG2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HRMX2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HRMX-VNIR2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HRSAT-12 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HRV2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
HRVIR2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
IRIS (X-Sat)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
KEIS2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
KMSS2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
LISS-12 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
LISS-22 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
LISS-2M2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
LISS-3 (IRS-1)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
LISS-3 (ResourceSat)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
LISS-42 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MBEI2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MESSR2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MMRS2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MODI imager2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MRI2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MS (Ingenio)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MS (Monitor)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MS (TH)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MS (THEOS)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSC2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSC (ZY)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSI (EgyptSat)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSI (Sansa)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSI (Sentinel-2A)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSIS2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSS2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSS (KANOPUS)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSS Fragment2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSU-E2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSU-E (Resurs-O1)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSU-EU2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSU-S2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSU-SK (Okean)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSU-SK (Resurs)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSU-SK12 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MSU-V2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MUX (SJ-9)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MUXCAM2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MX2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
MX (ResourceSat-3S)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
Mx-T2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
NAOMI (AlSat)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
NAOMI (KazEOSat)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
NAOMI (SPOT)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
NAOMI (SSOT)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
OHRIS2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
OLI2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
OPS (ASNARO)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
OPS (JERS)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
OSA2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
PANMUX2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
PMC2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
PMS2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
PMS-22 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
PMS-32 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
RBV2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
REIS2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
RSI2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
RSI (FORMOSAT-5)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
ShMSA-SR2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
ShMSA-VR 2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
SkySat2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
SLIM62 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
SpaceView-1102 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
TM2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
TRISHNA2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
VHRI2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
VHRI-1002 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
VSSC2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
WAOSS-B2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
WFI2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
WFI-22 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
WFV2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
WiFS2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
WiFS (IRS-P3)2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
WISH2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
WMC2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
WV1102 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
WVC2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage..
ISR3 - highCloud sensitive.. Limited coverage (only above 40° North).
MSU-GS/A3 - highCloud sensitive.. Limited coverage (only above 40° North).
3MI3 - highCloud sensitive..
AATSR3 - highCloud sensitive..
ABI3 - highCloud sensitive..
AGRI3 - highCloud sensitive..
AHI3 - highCloud sensitive..
AMI3 - highCloud sensitive..
ATSR-23 - highCloud sensitive..
AVHRR3 - highCloud sensitive..
AVHRR/23 - highCloud sensitive..
AVHRR/33 - highCloud sensitive..
CAPI3 - highCloud sensitive..
CC3 - highCloud sensitive..
CCD3 - highCloud sensitive..
COCTS3 - highCloud sensitive..
CZCS3 - highCloud sensitive..
DPC3 - highCloud sensitive..
EPIC (DSCOVR)3 - highCloud sensitive..
FCI3 - highCloud sensitive..
FLORIS3 - highCloud sensitive..
GLI3 - highCloud sensitive..
GOCI3 - highCloud sensitive..
GOCI-II3 - highCloud sensitive..
MADPI3 - highCloud sensitive..
MAIA3 - highCloud sensitive..
MERIS3 - highCloud sensitive..
MERSI-13 - highCloud sensitive..
MERSI-23 - highCloud sensitive..
MetImage3 - highCloud sensitive..
MISR3 - highCloud sensitive..
MODIS3 - highCloud sensitive..
MOS3 - highCloud sensitive..
MSI3 - highCloud sensitive..
MSU-GS3 - highCloud sensitive..
MSU-GSM3 - highCloud sensitive..
MSU-M3 - highCloud sensitive..
MSU-MR3 - highCloud sensitive..
MSU-MR-MP3 - highCloud sensitive..
MTVZA-OK (optical)3 - highCloud sensitive..
MUS-uv/vis/nir3 - highCloud sensitive..
MVISR3 - highCloud sensitive..
OCI3 - highCloud sensitive..
OCI (FORMOSAT)3 - highCloud sensitive..
OCM (OceanSat-1)3 - highCloud sensitive..
OCM (OceanSat-2)3 - highCloud sensitive..
OCM (OceanSat-3)3 - highCloud sensitive..
OCS3 - highCloud sensitive..
OCTS3 - highCloud sensitive..
OLCI 3 - highCloud sensitive..
OSMI3 - highCloud sensitive..
Polarimeters3 - highCloud sensitive..
POLDER3 - highCloud sensitive..
SeaWiFS3 - highCloud sensitive..
SEVIRI3 - highCloud sensitive..
SGLI3 - highCloud sensitive..
SLSTR3 - highCloud sensitive..
SZS3 - highCloud sensitive..
TANSO-CAI3 - highCloud sensitive..
TANSO-CAI/23 - highCloud sensitive..
Végétation 3 - highCloud sensitive..
Végétation-P3 - highCloud sensitive..
VIIRS3 - highCloud sensitive..
VIRR (FY-3)3 - highCloud sensitive..
APS3 - highCloud sensitive.. Along-track only..
Trasser3 - highCloud sensitive.. Along-track only..