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.

Select a variable

or select a type of mission

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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 Cloud type

Definition:

Result of cloud type classification - Accuracy expressed as inverse of number of classes, so that smaller figures correspond to better performance.

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

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ISR1 - primaryPCW-163.4 °XXXXXXXX
ISR1 - primaryPCW-263.4 °XXXXXXXX
AATSR1 - primaryEnvisat10:00 desc
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ABI1 - primaryGOES-1675.2°W
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ABI1 - primaryGOES-1789.5°W
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ABI1 - primaryGOES-T137°WXXXXXXXXXXXX
ABI1 - primaryGOES-U75°WXXXXXXXXXXXX
AGRIYes1 - primaryFY-4A105°E
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AGRI1 - primaryFY-4B105°EXXXXXXXX
AGRI1 - primaryFY-4C86.5°EXXXXXXXX
AGRI1 - primaryFY-4D105°EXXXXXXXX
AGRI1 - primaryFY-4E86.5°EXXXXXXXX
AGRI1 - primaryFY-4F105°EXXXXXXXX
AGRI1 - primaryFY-4G86.5°EXXXXXXXX
AHIYes1 - primaryHimawari-8140.68°E
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AHI1 - primaryHimawari-9140.73°E
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AMI1 - primaryGEO-KOMPSAT-2A128.25°EXXXXXXXXXXXX
ATSR-2 Important note1 - primaryERS-210:30 desc
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AVHRR/3Yes1 - primaryMetop-A09:30 desc
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AVHRR/3Yes1 - primaryMetop-B09:30 desc
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AVHRR/31 - primaryMetop-C09:30 desc
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AVHRR/3 Important noteYes1 - primaryNOAA-1506:30 desc
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AVHRR/31 - primaryNOAA-1609:01 desc
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AVHRR/3 Important note1 - primaryNOAA-1707:03 desc
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AVHRR/3Yes1 - primaryNOAA-1807:40 desc
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AVHRR/3Yes1 - primaryNOAA-1915:44 asc
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FCI1 - primaryMTG-I19.5°EXXXXXXXXX
FCI1 - primaryMTG-I29.5°EXXXXXXXXX
FCI1 - primaryMTG-I39.5°EXXXXXXXXX
FCI1 - primaryMTG-I49.5°EXXXXXXXXX
GLI1 - primaryADEOS-210:30 desc
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X
MERSI-21 - primaryFY-3D14:00 asc
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MERSI-21 - primaryFY-3E06:00 descXXXXXX
MERSI-21 - primaryFY-3F10:00 descXXXXXX
MERSI-21 - primaryFY-3G14:00 ascXXXXXX
MERSI-21 - primaryFY-3H06:00 descXXXXXX
MERSI-21 - primaryFY-3RM-1XXXXXX
MERSI-21 - primaryFY-3RM-2XXXXXX
MetImage1 - primaryMetop-SG-A109:30 descXXXXXXXX
MetImage1 - primaryMetop-SG-A209:30 descXXXXXXXX
MetImage1 - primaryMetop-SG-A309:30 descXXXXXXXX
MODISYes1 - primaryAqua13:30 asc
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MODISYes1 - primaryTerra10:30 desc
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MSU-GSM1 - primaryElectro-M N114.5°WXXXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GSM1 - primaryElectro-M N276°EXXXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GSM1 - primaryElectro-M N3165.8°EXXXXXXXXXXX
MSU-MR Important note1 - primaryMeteor-M N109:30 desc
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MSU-MRYes1 - primaryMeteor-M N209:30 asc
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MSU-MR1 - primaryMeteor-M N2-209:00 descXXXXXX
MSU-MR1 - primaryMeteor-M N2-315:09 ascXXXXXX
MSU-MR1 - primaryMeteor-M N2-409:00 descXXXXXX
MSU-MR1 - primaryMeteor-M N2-515:00 descXXXXXX
MSU-MR1 - primary Meteor-M N2-609:00 XXXXXX
MSU-MR-MP1 - primaryMeteor-MP N115:30 ascXXXXXXXX
MSU-MR-MP1 - primaryMeteor-MP N209:30 descXXXXXXXX
MVISR1 - primaryFY-1A15:30 asc
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MVISR1 - primaryFY-1B07:50 desc
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MVISR1 - primaryFY-1C07:00 desc
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MVISR1 - primaryFY-1D09:00 desc
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SEVIRI1 - primaryMeteosat-83.7°E
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SEVIRI Important noteYes1 - primaryMeteosat-93.5°E
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SEVIRI Important noteYes1 - primaryMeteosat-109.5°E
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SEVIRI1 - primaryMeteosat-11
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SEVIRI1 - primaryMeteosat-8 (IODC)41.5°E
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SLSTRYes1 - primarySentinel-3A10:00 desc
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SLSTR1 - primarySentinel-3B10:00 desc
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SLSTR1 - primarySentinel-3C10:00 descXXXXXXXX
SLSTR1 - primarySentinel-3D10:00 descXXXXXXXX
VIIRSYes1 - primaryNOAA-2013:25 asc
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VIIRS1 - primaryJPSS-213:30 ascXXXXXXXX
VIIRSYes1 - primarySNPP13:25 asc
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VIIRS1 - primaryJPSS-313:30 ascXXXXXXXX
VIIRS1 - primaryJPSS-413:30 ascXXXXXXXX
VIRR (FY-3)1 - primaryFY-3A09:05 desc
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VIRR (FY-3)Yes1 - primaryFY-3B13:38 asc
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VIRR (FY-3)Yes1 - primaryFY-3C10:15 desc
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MSU-GS/A2 - very highArctica-M N163.4 °XXXXXX
MSU-GS/A2 - very highArctica-M N263.4 °XXXXXX
MSU-GS/A2 - very highArctica-M N363.4 °XXXXXX
MSU-GS/A2 - very highArctica-M N463.4 °XXXXXX
MSU-GS/A2 - very highArctica-M N563.4 °XXXXXX
IMAGER (INSAT)Yes2 - very highINSAT-3D82°E
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IMAGER (INSAT)2 - very highINSAT-3DR74°E
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IMAGER (INSAT)2 - very highINSAT-3DS74°EXXXXXXXX
VIRS2 - very highTRMM35 °
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AVHRR2 - very highNOAA-607:30 desc
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AVHRR2 - very highNOAA-807:30 desc
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AVHRR2 - very highNOAA-1007:30 desc
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AVHRR2 - very highTIROS-N14:30 asc
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AVHRR/22 - very highNOAA-714:30 asc
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AVHRR/22 - very highNOAA-914:30 asc
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AVHRR/22 - very highNOAA-1114:10 asc
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AVHRR/22 - very highNOAA-1205:10 desc
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AVHRR/22 - very highNOAA-1314:00 asc
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AVHRR/22 - very highNOAA-1409:30 desc
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MSU-GS2 - very highElectro-L N129.6°W
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MSU-GS Important noteYes2 - very highElectro-L N276°E
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MSU-GS2 - very highElectro-L N314.5°WXXXXXXXX
MSU-GS2 - very highElectro-L N4166°EXXXXXXXX
MSU-GS2 - very highElectro-L N576°EXXXXXXXXXXX
OCTS2 - very highADEOS10:30 desc
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MSU-SK12 - very highResurs-O1-410:15 asc
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MERSI-12 - very highFY-3A09:05 desc
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MERSI-1Yes2 - very highFY-3B13:38 asc
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MERSI-1 Important note2 - very highFY-3C10:15 desc
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MSI2 - very highEarthCARE14:00 descXXXX
SGLI2 - very highGCOM-C10:30 desc
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ASTER Important noteYes2 - very highTerra10:30 desc
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ETM+ Important noteYes2 - very highLandsat-710:00 desc
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MSU-V2 - very highOkean-O-182.5 °
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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
ATSR3 - highERS-110:30 desc
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IMAGER (GOES 12-15)3 - highGOES-1275°W
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IMAGER (GOES 12-15) Important noteYes3 - highGOES-1360°W
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IMAGER (GOES 12-15)Yes3 - highGOES-14105°W
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IMAGER (GOES 12-15)Yes3 - highGOES-15135°W
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IMAGER (GOES 12-15)3 - highGOES-12 (S-America)60°W
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IMAGER (GOES 8-11)3 - highGOES-875°W
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IMAGER (GOES 8-11)3 - highGOES-9135°W
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IMAGER (GOES 8-11)3 - highGOES-10135°W
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IMAGER (GOES 8-11)3 - highGOES-11135°W
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IMAGER (GOES 8-11)3 - highGOES-9 (GMS backup)155°E
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IMAGER (GOES 8-11)3 - highGOES-10 (S-America)60°W
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IMAGER (MTSAT-2) Important noteNo3 - highHimawari-7 (MTSAT-2)145°E
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JAMI Important note3 - highHimawari-6 (MTSAT-1R)140°E
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MIYes3 - highCOMS128.2°E
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S-VISSR (FY-2C/D/E)3 - highFY-2C123.5°E
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S-VISSR (FY-2C/D/E)3 - highFY-2D123.5°E
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S-VISSR (FY-2C/D/E)Yes3 - highFY-2E86.5°E
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S-VISSR (FY-2F/G/H) Important noteYes3 - highFY-2F112°E
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S-VISSR (FY-2F/G/H)Yes3 - highFY-2G105°E
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S-VISSR (FY-2F/G/H)3 - highFY-2H79°E
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TANSO-FTSNo3 - highGOSAT-113:00 desc
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TANSO-FTS/23 - highGOSAT-213:00 desc
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TANSO-FTS/23 - highGOSAT-313:00 descXXXXXX
COCTS4 - fairHY-1A10:30 desc
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COCTS4 - fairHY-1B Important note10:30 desc
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COCTS4 - fairHY-1C10:30 descXXXXXXX
COCTS4 - fairHY-1D13:30 ascXXXXXXX
COCTS4 - fairHY-1E13:30 ascXXXXXXX
COCTS4 - fairHY-1F13:30 ascXXXXXXX
CZCS4 - fairNimbus-712:00 desc
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GHI4 - fairFY-4B105°EXXXXXXXX
HCMR4 - fairHCMM14:00 asc
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MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-1
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MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-2
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MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-3
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MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-4
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MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-5
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MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-6
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MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-7 (IODC)58°E
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MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-3 (ADC)50°W
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MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-3 (X-ADC)75°W
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MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-5 (IODC)63°E
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MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-6 (IODC)67.5°E
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MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-7
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OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0106:20 desc
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OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0210:00 desc
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OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0306:20 desc
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OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0410:00 desc
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OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0506:20 
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OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0606:20 desc
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OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0710:10 desc
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OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0806:10 desc
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OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0909:30 desc
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OLS4 - fairDMSP-F1007:30 desc
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OLS4 - fairDMSP-F1105:00 desc
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OLS4 - fairDMSP-F1203:35 desc
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OLS4 - fairDMSP-F1305:51 desc
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OLSNo4 - fairDMSP-F1417:00 asc
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OLSNo4 - fairDMSP-F1514:50 asc
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OLSNo4 - fairDMSP-F1615:50 asc
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OLSNo4 - fairDMSP-F1706:20 desc
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OLSNo4 - fairDMSP-F1807:08 desc
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OLSNo4 - fairDMSP-F1906:36 desc
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S-VISSR (FY-2A/B)4 - fairFY-2A105°E
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S-VISSR (FY-2A/B)4 - fairFY-2B105°E
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SCMR4 - fairNimbus-512:00 desc
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SR4 - fairITOS-1 (TIROS-M)14:30 asc
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SR4 - fairNOAA-113:30 asc
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SR4 - fairNOAA-214:30 asc
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SR4 - fairNOAA-314:30 asc
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SR4 - fairNOAA-414:30 asc
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SR4 - fairNOAA-514:30 asc
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STR (Electro)4 - fairElectro-GOMS76.5°E
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VHRR (ATS)4 - fairATS-694°W
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VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-1A74°E
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VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-1B74°E
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VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-1C93.5°E
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VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-1D74°E
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VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-2A74°E
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VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-2B93.5°E
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VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-2D93.5°E
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VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-2E83°E
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VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-3A93.5°E
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VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairKalpana-174°E
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VHRR (NOAA)4 - fairNOAA-214:30 asc
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VHRR (NOAA)4 - fairNOAA-314:30 asc
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VHRR (NOAA)4 - fairNOAA-414:30 asc
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VHRR (NOAA)4 - fairNOAA-514:30 asc
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VIRR (Seasat)4 - fairSeaSat108 °
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VISSR4 - fairGOES-1135°W
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VISSR4 - fairGOES-275°W
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VISSR4 - fairGOES-3135°W
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VISSR4 - fairSMS-175°W
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VISSR4 - fairSMS-2135°W
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VISSR (Himawari 1-4)4 - fairHimawari-1 (GMS-1)140°E
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VISSR (Himawari 1-4)4 - fairHimawari-2 (GMS-2)140°E
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VISSR (Himawari 1-4)4 - fairHimawari-3 (GMS-3)140°E
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VISSR (Himawari 1-4)4 - fairHimawari-4 (GMS-4)140°E
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VISSR (Himawari-5)4 - fairHimawari-5 (GMS-5)140°E
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VTIR4 - fairMOS-110:15 desc
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VTIR4 - fairMOS-1B10:35 desc
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AIRSYes4 - fairAqua13:30 asc
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CrISYes4 - fairNOAA-2013:25 asc
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CrIS4 - fairJPSS-213:30 ascXXXXXXXX
CrIS Important noteYes4 - fairSNPP13:25 asc
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CrIS4 - fairJPSS-313:30 ascXXXXXXXX
CrIS4 - fairJPSS-413:30 ascXXXXXXXX
GIIRSYes4 - fairFY-4A105°E
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GIIRS4 - fairFY-4B105°EXXXXXXXX
GIIRS4 - fairFY-4C86.5°EXXXXXXXX
GIIRS4 - fairFY-4D105°EXXXXXXXX
GIIRS4 - fairFY-4E86.5°EXXXXXXXX
GIIRS4 - fairFY-4F105°EXXXXXXXX
GIIRS4 - fairFY-4G86.5°EXXXXXXXX
HIRAS4 - fairFY-3D14:00 asc
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HIRAS4 - fairFY-3E06:00 descXXXXXX
HIRAS4 - fairFY-3F10:00 descXXXXXX
HIRAS4 - fairFY-3G14:00 ascXXXXXX
HIRAS4 - fairFY-3H06:00 descXXXXXX
IASIYes4 - fairMetop-A09:30 desc
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IASIYes4 - fairMetop-B09:30 desc
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IASI4 - fairMetop-C09:30 desc
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IASI-NG4 - fairMetop-SG-A109:30 descXXXXXXXX
IASI-NG4 - fairMetop-SG-A209:30 descXXXXXXXX
IASI-NG4 - fairMetop-SG-A309:30 descXXXXXXXX
IKFS-34 - fairMeteor-MP N115:30 ascXXXXXXXX
IKFS-34 - fairMeteor-MP N209:30 descXXXXXXXX
IRFS-GS4 - fairElectro-M N114.5°WXXXXXXXXXXX
IRFS-GS4 - fairElectro-M N276°EXXXXXXXXXXX
IRFS-GS4 - fairElectro-M N3165.8°EXXXXXXXXXXX
IRS4 - fairMTG-S1XXXXXXXXX
IRS4 - fairMTG-S2XXXXXXXXX
TES-nadir Important note4 - fairAura13:45 asc
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IMG4 - fairADEOS10:30 desc
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HSRS4 - fairBIRD10:30 desc
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IRMSS (HJ-1B)4 - fairHJ-1B Important note10:30 desc
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MSU-IK-SR4 - fairKANOPUS-V-IK-110:30 asc
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NIRST4 - fairSAC-D06:00 desc
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HIRS4 - fairNimbus-612:00 desc
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HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-607:30 desc
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HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-714:30 asc
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HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-807:30 desc
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HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-914:30 asc
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HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-1007:30 desc
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HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-1114:10 asc
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HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-1205:10 desc
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HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-1314:00 asc
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HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-1409:30 desc
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HIRS/24 - fairTIROS-N14:30 asc
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HIRS/3 Important note4 - fairNOAA-1506:30 desc
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HIRS/34 - fairNOAA-1609:01 desc
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HIRS/34 - fairNOAA-1707:03 desc
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HIRS/4Yes4 - fairMetop-A09:30 desc
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HIRS/4 Important noteYes4 - fairMetop-B09:30 desc
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HIRS/4 Important note4 - fairNOAA-1807:40 desc
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HIRS/4 Important note4 - fairNOAA-1915:44 asc
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IRAS Important note4 - fairFY-3A09:05 desc
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IRASYes4 - fairFY-3B13:38 asc
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IRASYes4 - fairFY-3C10:15 desc
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ITPR4 - fairNimbus-512:00 desc
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SOUNDER4 - fairGOES-875°W
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SOUNDER4 - fairGOES-9135°W
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SOUNDER4 - fairGOES-10135°W
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SOUNDER4 - fairGOES-11135°W
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SOUNDER4 - fairGOES-1275°W
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SOUNDER Important noteNo4 - fairGOES-1360°W
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SOUNDERYes4 - fairGOES-14105°W
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SOUNDERYes4 - fairGOES-15135°W
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SOUNDER4 - fairGOES-9 (GMS backup)155°E
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SOUNDER4 - fairGOES-10 (S-America)60°W
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SOUNDER4 - fairGOES-12 (S-America)60°W
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SOUNDER (INSAT)Yes4 - fairINSAT-3D82°E
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SOUNDER (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-3DR74°E
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SOUNDER (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-3DS74°EXXXXXXXX
VAS4 - fairGOES-4135°W
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VAS4 - fairGOES-575°W
X
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X
VAS4 - fairGOES-6135°W
X
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X
VAS4 - fairGOES-775°W
X
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SCR (Nimbus-5)4 - fairNimbus-512:00 desc
X
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3MI5 - marginalMetop-SG-A109:30 descXXXXXXXX
3MI5 - marginalMetop-SG-A209:30 descXXXXXXXX
3MI5 - marginalMetop-SG-A309:30 descXXXXXXXX
Polarimeters5 - marginalPACE12:00 descXXXXXX
HISUI5 - marginalALOS-313:30 descXXXXXXXX
HSI (EnMAP)5 - marginalEnMAP11:00 descXXXXXX
HYC5 - marginalPRISMA10:30 desc
X
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HyperionNo5 - marginalNMP-EO-109:45 desc
X
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MADPI5 - marginalNEMO-AM09:30 descXXXXXX
MISRYes5 - marginalTerra10:30 desc
X
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POLDER5 - marginalADEOS10:30 desc
X
X
POLDER5 - marginalADEOS-210:30 desc
X
X
POLDER5 - marginalPARASOL15:20 asc
X
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CHRIS5 - marginalPROBA-1 Important note07:30 desc
X
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COMIS5 - marginalSTSat-310:30 desc
X
X
X
GSA5 - marginalResurs-P110:30 desc
X
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GSA5 - marginalResurs-P210:30 desc
X
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GSA5 - marginalResurs-P310:30 desc
X
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HICO5 - marginalISS HICO51.6 °
X
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HSI5 - marginalHJ-1A Important note10:30 desc
X
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HyS-VNIR5 - marginalGISAT83°EXXXXXXXX
HySI-T5 - marginalIMS-109:30 desc
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CAPI5 - marginalTANSAT13:30 asc
X
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CCD5 - marginalINSAT-2E83°E
X
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X
CCD5 - marginalINSAT-3A93.5°E
X
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X
DPC5 - marginalGF-513:30 asc
X
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EPIC (DSCOVR)Yes5 - marginalDSCOVRN/A
X
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FLORIS5 - marginalFLEX10:00 descXXXX
GOCIYes5 - marginalCOMS128.2°E
X
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GOCI-II5 - marginalGEO-KOMPSAT-2B128.2°EXXXXXXXXXXXX
MERIS5 - marginalEnvisat10:00 desc
X
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X
MOS5 - marginalIRS-P310:30 desc
X
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X
MSU-M5 - marginalOkean-O-182.5 °
X
X
MSU-M5 - marginalMeteor-P181.2 °
X
X
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MSU-M5 - marginalMeteor-P281.2 °
X
X
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MSU-M5 - marginalMeteor-P310:15 asc
X
X
X
MSU-M5 - marginalMeteor-P410:15 asc
X
X
X
MSU-M5 - marginalMeteor-P510:15 asc
X
X
X
MSU-M5 - marginalMeteor-P610:15 asc
X
X
X
MTVZA-OK (optical)5 - marginalSICH-1M82.5 °
X
X
X
MUS-uv/vis/nir5 - marginalSAC-E/SABIA-MAR B10:30 descXXXXXX
OCI5 - marginalPACE12:00 descXXXXXX
OCI (FORMOSAT)5 - marginalFORMOSAT-135 °
X
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OCM (OceanSat-1)5 - marginalOceanSat-1 (IRS-P4)12:00 desc
X
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X
OCM (OceanSat-2)No5 - marginalOceanSat-211:50 desc
X
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OCM (OceanSat-3)5 - marginalOceanSat-312:00 descXXXXXX
OCM (OceanSat-3)5 - marginalOceanSat-3A12:00 descXXXXXX
OCS5 - marginalMeteor-M N312:00 ascXXXXXX
OLCI Yes5 - marginalSentinel-3A10:00 desc
X
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OLCI 5 - marginalSentinel-3B10:00 desc
X
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OLCI 5 - marginalSentinel-3C10:00 descXXXXXXXX
OLCI 5 - marginalSentinel-3D10:00 descXXXXXXXX
OSMI5 - marginalKOMPSAT-110:50 asc
X
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X
SeaWiFS5 - marginalOrbView-2/SeaStar12:00 desc
X
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SZS5 - marginalMeteor-M N312:00 ascXXXXXX
TANSO-CAINo5 - marginalGOSAT-113:00 desc
X
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TANSO-CAI/25 - marginalGOSAT-213:00 desc
X
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TANSO-CAI/25 - marginalGOSAT-313:00 descXXXXXX
Végétation 5 - marginalSPOT-410:30 desc
X
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Végétation 5 - marginalSPOT-510:30 desc
X
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Végétation-P5 - marginalPROBA-V10:30 desc
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Trasser5 - marginalOkean-O-182.5 °
X
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Trasser5 - marginalOkean-O1-382.5 °
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X
X
All instruments for measuring Cloud type
Instruments Relevance Operational limitations
ISR1 - primaryLimited coverage (only above 40° North).
AATSR1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
ABI1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
AGRI1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
AHI1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
AMI1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
ATSR-21 - primaryNo specific limitation..
AVHRR/31 - primaryNo specific limitation..
FCI1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
GLI1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
MERSI-21 - primaryNo specific limitation..
MetImage1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
MODIS1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
MSU-GSM1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
MSU-MR1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
MSU-MR-MP1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
MVISR1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
SEVIRI1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
SLSTR1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
VIIRS1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
VIRR (FY-3)1 - primaryNo specific limitation..
MSU-GS/A2 - very highLimited coverage (only above 40° North).
IMAGER (INSAT)2 - very highNo specific limitation..
VIRS2 - very highNo specific limitation..
AVHRR2 - very highNo specific limitation..
AVHRR/22 - very highNo specific limitation..
MSU-GS2 - very highNo specific limitation..
OCTS2 - very highNo specific limitation..
MSU-SK12 - very highInfrequent coverage..
MERSI-12 - very highNo specific limitation..
MSI2 - very highNo specific limitation..
SGLI2 - very highNo specific limitation..
ASTER2 - very highInfrequent coverage..
ETM2 - very highInfrequent coverage..
ETM+2 - very highInfrequent coverage..
MSU-V2 - very highInfrequent coverage..
TM2 - very highInfrequent coverage..
TRISHNA2 - very highInfrequent coverage..
ATSR3 - highNo specific limitation..
IMAGER (GOES 12-15)3 - highNo specific limitation..
IMAGER (GOES 8-11)3 - highNo specific limitation..
IMAGER (MTSAT-2)3 - highNo specific limitation..
JAMI3 - highNo specific limitation..
MI3 - highNo specific limitation..
S-VISSR (FY-2C/D/E)3 - highNo specific limitation..
S-VISSR (FY-2F/G/H)3 - highNo specific limitation..
TANSO-FTS3 - highDiscontinuous coverage..
TANSO-FTS/23 - highDiscontinuous coverage..
COCTS4 - fairDaylight only..
CZCS4 - fairDaylight only..
GHI4 - fairDaylight only..
HCMR4 - fairDaylight only..
MVIRI4 - fairDaylight only..
OLS4 - fairDaylight only..
S-VISSR (FY-2A/B)4 - fairDaylight only..
SCMR4 - fairDaylight only..
SR4 - fairDaylight only..
STR (Electro)4 - fairDaylight only..
VHRR (ATS)4 - fairDaylight only..
VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairDaylight only..
VHRR (NOAA)4 - fairDaylight only..
VIRR (Seasat)4 - fairDaylight only..
VISSR4 - fairDaylight only..
VISSR (Himawari 1-4)4 - fairDaylight only..
VISSR (Himawari-5)4 - fairDaylight only..
VTIR4 - fairDaylight only..
AIRS4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
CrIS4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
GIIRS4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
HIRAS4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
IASI4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
IASI-NG4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
IKFS-34 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
IRFS-GS4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
IRS4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
TES-nadir4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
IMG4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage.. Along-track only..
HSRS4 - fairInfrequent coverage..
IRMSS (HJ-1B)4 - fairInfrequent coverage..
MSU-IK-SR4 - fairInfrequent coverage..
NIRST4 - fairInfrequent coverage..
HIRS4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
HIRS/24 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
HIRS/34 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
HIRS/44 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
IRAS4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
ITPR4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
SOUNDER4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
SOUNDER (INSAT)4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
VAS4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage..
SCR (Nimbus-5)4 - fairDiscontinuous coverage.. Along-track only..
3MI5 - marginalDaylight only..
MAIA5 - marginalDaylight only..
Polarimeters5 - marginalDaylight only..
APS5 - marginalDaylight only.. Along-track only..
HISUI5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage.. Daylight only.. Infrequent coverage.. Daylight only..
HSI (EnMAP)5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage.. Daylight only.. Infrequent coverage.. Daylight only..
HYC5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage.. Daylight only.. Infrequent coverage.. Daylight only..
Hyperion5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage.. Daylight only.. Infrequent coverage.. Daylight only..
OHIS5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage.. Daylight only.. Infrequent coverage.. Daylight only..
MADPI5 - marginalDaylight only..
MISR5 - marginalDaylight only..
POLDER5 - marginalDaylight only..
CHRIS5 - marginalInfrequent coverage.. Daylight only..
COMIS5 - marginalInfrequent coverage.. Daylight only..
DESIS5 - marginalInfrequent coverage.. Daylight only..
GSA5 - marginalInfrequent coverage.. Daylight only..
HICO5 - marginalInfrequent coverage.. Daylight only..
HSI5 - marginalInfrequent coverage.. Daylight only..
HyS-VNIR5 - marginalInfrequent coverage.. Daylight only..
HySI-T5 - marginalInfrequent coverage.. Daylight only..
CAPI5 - marginalDaylight only..
CC5 - marginalDaylight only..
CCD5 - marginalDaylight only..
DPC5 - marginalDaylight only..
EPIC (DSCOVR)5 - marginalDaylight only..
FLORIS5 - marginalDaylight only..
GOCI5 - marginalDaylight only..
GOCI-II5 - marginalDaylight only..
MERIS5 - marginalDaylight only..
MOS5 - marginalDaylight only..
MSU-M5 - marginalDaylight only..
MTVZA-OK (optical)5 - marginalDaylight only..
MUS-uv/vis/nir5 - marginalDaylight only..
OCI5 - marginalDaylight only..
OCI (FORMOSAT)5 - marginalDaylight only..
OCM (OceanSat-1)5 - marginalDaylight only..
OCM (OceanSat-2)5 - marginalDaylight only..
OCM (OceanSat-3)5 - marginalDaylight only..
OCS5 - marginalDaylight only..
OLCI 5 - marginalDaylight only..
OSMI5 - marginalDaylight only..
SeaWiFS5 - marginalDaylight only..
SZS5 - marginalDaylight only..
TANSO-CAI5 - marginalDaylight only..
TANSO-CAI/25 - marginalDaylight only..
Végétation 5 - marginalDaylight only..
Végétation-P5 - marginalDaylight only..
Trasser5 - marginalDaylight only.. Along-track only..