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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.

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Variable sorting criteria

 

Each instrument is assigned with a 5-step rating, evaluated as a blend of several elements such as the uncertainty, and the frequency and spatial resolution of the retrieved measurement in comparison with the space-time variability of the geophysical parameter.  For this particular Variable, the rating is driven by:

  • the spectral bands exploited to detect the various types of cloud;
  • the night and day observing capability..

 

RATING CRITERIA:

1

  • Radiometer with channels in VIS, NIR, SWIR, MWIR and TIR

2

  • Radiometer with channels in VIS, MWIR, TIR and (NIR or SWIR)
  • Radiometer with channels in VIS, NIR, SWIR and TIR

3

  • Radiometer with channels in VIS, MWIR and TIR
  • Radiometer with channels in NIR, SWIR and (MWIR or TIR)

4

  • Radiometer with channels in VIS and TIR
  • Spectrometer or radiometer in MWIR and TIR

5

  • Radiometer with channel in VIS, NIR and SWIR
  • Radiometer with channel in VIS and NIR
Measurement timeline for Cloud type Help icon
Hint: Move around in the timeline by scrolling up, down, left or right.

Found 375 results

This table has a large number of results.
Instrument NRT? Relevance Satellite Orbit DLR
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2013
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2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
2024
2025
2026
2027
2028
2029
2030
2031
2032
2033
2034
2035
2036
2037
2038
2039
2040
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2046
2047
AATSR1 - primaryEnvisat10:00 desc
X
XXXXXXXXX
X
ABI1 - primaryGOES-1675.2°W19
X
XXXXXXXXXXX
ABI Important noteYes1 - primaryGOES-17137.2°W19
X
XXXXXXXXXXX
ABI1 - primaryGOES-18137°W
X
XXXXXXXXXXX
ABI1 - primaryGOES-U75°WXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
AGRIYes1 - primaryFY-4A104.7°E
X
XXXXXXX
AGRI1 - primaryFY-4B133°E
X
XXXXXXX
AGRI1 - primaryFY-4C86.5°EXXXXXXXX
AGRI1 - primaryFY-4D105°E
X
XXXXXXX
AGRI1 - primaryFY-4E86.5°E
X
XXXXXXX
AGRI1 - primaryFY-4F105°E
X
XXXXXXX
AGRI1 - primaryFY-4G86.5°E
X
XXXXXXX
AHIYes1 - primaryHimawari-8140.7°E17
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
AHI1 - primaryHimawari-9140.7°E
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
AMIYes1 - primaryGEO-KOMPSAT-2A128.2°E
X
XXXXXXXXXXX
ATSR-2 Important note1 - primaryERS-210:30 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXX
X
AVHRR/3No1 - primaryMetop-A07:50 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
AVHRR/3Yes1 - primaryMetop-B09:31 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXX
AVHRR/3Yes1 - primaryMetop-C09:31 desc
X
XXXXXXXXX
AVHRR/3 Important noteYes1 - primaryNOAA-1507:28 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
AVHRR/31 - primaryNOAA-1609:01 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
AVHRR/3 Important note1 - primaryNOAA-1707:03 desc
X
XXXXXXX
X
AVHRR/3Yes1 - primaryNOAA-1808:05 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
AVHRR/3Yes1 - primaryNOAA-1907:29 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
FCI1 - primaryMTG-I1
X
XXXXXXXX
FCI1 - primaryMTG-I2XXXXXXXXX
FCI1 - primaryMTG-I3XXXXXXXXX
FCI1 - primaryMTG-I4XXXXXXXXX
GLI1 - primaryADEOS-210:30 desc
X
X
MERSI-2Yes1 - primaryFY-3D13:29 asc
X
XXXXXX
MERSI-31 - primaryFY-3F10:00 desc
X
XXXXXX
MERSI-31 - primaryFY-3H14:00 ascXXXXXXX
METimage1 - primaryMetop-SG-A209:30 descXXXXXXXX
METimage1 - primaryMetop-SG-A309:30 descXXXXXXXX
METimage1 - primaryMetop-SG-A109:30 descXXXXXXXX
MODISYes1 - primaryAqua13:30 asc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
MODISYes1 - primaryTerra10:30 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GSM1 - primaryElectro-M N114.5°W
X
XXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GSM1 - primaryElectro-M N276°E
X
XXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GSM1 - primaryElectro-M N3165.8°E
X
XXXXXXXXXX
MSU-MRYes1 - primaryMeteor-M N209:30 asc
X
XXXXXXXXX
MSU-MR1 - primaryMeteor-M N2-115:09 asc
X
MSU-MR Important note1 - primaryMeteor-M N109:30 desc
X
XXXX
X
MSU-MR1 - primaryMeteor-M N2-215:00 asc
X
XXXXX
MSU-MR1 - primaryMeteor-M N2-309:00 desc
X
XXXX
MSU-MR1 - primaryMeteor-M N2-415:00 asc
X
XXXXX
MSU-MR1 - primaryMeteor-M N2-515:00 desc
X
XXXXX
MSU-MR1 - primaryMeteor-M N2-609:00 asc
X
XXXXX
MSU-MR-MP1 - primaryMeteor-MP N115:30 asc
X
XXXXXXX
MSU-MR-MP1 - primaryMeteor-MP N209:30 desc
X
XXXXXXX
MVISR1 - primaryFY-1A15:30 asc
X
MVISR1 - primaryFY-1B07:50 desc
X
X
MVISR1 - primaryFY-1C07:00 desc
X
XXXX
X
MVISR1 - primaryFY-1D09:00 desc
X
XXXXXXXXX
X
RMOI1 - primaryFY-3G50 °
X
XXXX
RMOI1 - primaryFY-3I50 °
X
XXXXXXXX
SEVIRI1 - primaryMeteosat-83.7°E
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
SEVIRI Important note1 - primaryMeteosat-93.5°E
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
SEVIRI Important noteYes1 - primaryMeteosat-109.5°E
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
SEVIRI1 - primaryMeteosat-1116
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
SEVIRI Important note1 - primaryMeteosat-8 (IODC)41.5°E
X
XXXXX
X
SEVIRI Important noteYes1 - primaryMeteosat-9 (IODC)45.5°E
X
XXX
SLSTRYes1 - primarySentinel-3A10:00 desc
X
XXXXXXX
SLSTRYes1 - primarySentinel-3B10:00 desc
X
XXXXXXX
SLSTR1 - primarySentinel-3C10:00 desc
X
XXXXXXX
SLSTR1 - primarySentinel-3D10:00 descXXXXXXXX
VIIRSYes1 - primaryNOAA-2013:25 asc
X
XXXXXXXXXX
VIIRS1 - primaryJPSS-2 (NOAA-21)13:30 asc
X
XXXXXXXX
VIIRSYes1 - primarySNPP13:25 asc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
VIIRS1 - primaryJPSS-313:30 ascXXXXXXXXXX
VIIRS1 - primaryJPSS-413:30 asc
X
XXXXXXX
VIRR (FY-3)1 - primaryFY-3A09:05 desc
X
XXXXXX
X
VIRR (FY-3) Important note1 - primaryFY-3B14:45 asc
X
XXXXXXXXXX
X
VIRR (FY-3) Important noteYes1 - primaryFY-3C08:20 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GS/A2 - very highArctica-M N163.4 °
X
XXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GS/A2 - very highArctica-M N263.4 °XXXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GS/A2 - very highArctica-M N363.4 °XXXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GS/A2 - very highArctica-M N463.4 °XXXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GS/A2 - very highArctica-M N563.4 °XXXXXXXXXXX
IMAGER (INSAT)Yes2 - very highINSAT-3D82°E
X
XXXXXXXXXX
IMAGER (INSAT)Yes2 - very highINSAT-3DR74°E
X
XXXXXXXXXX
IMAGER (INSAT)2 - very highINSAT-3DS74°EXXXXXXXX
VIRS2 - very highTRMM35 °
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
AVHRR2 - very highNOAA-607:30 desc
X
XXXXXXX
X
AVHRR2 - very highNOAA-807:30 desc
X
X
X
AVHRR2 - very highNOAA-1007:30 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
AVHRR2 - very highTIROS-N14:30 asc
X
XX
X
AVHRR/22 - very highNOAA-714:30 asc
X
XXXX
X
AVHRR/22 - very highNOAA-914:30 asc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
AVHRR/22 - very highNOAA-1114:10 asc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
AVHRR/22 - very highNOAA-1205:10 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
AVHRR/22 - very highNOAA-1314:00 asc
X
AVHRR/22 - very highNOAA-1409:30 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXX
X
MSU-GS2 - very highElectro-L N129.6°W
X
XXXXX
MSU-GS Important noteYes2 - very highElectro-L N214.5°W
X
XXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GS2 - very highElectro-L N376°E
X
XXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GS2 - very highElectro-L N4166°E
X
XXXXXXXXXX
MSU-GS2 - very highElectro-L N576°EXXXXXXXXXXX
OCTS2 - very highADEOS10:30 desc
X
X
MSU-SK12 - very highResurs-O1-410:15 asc
X
XXX
X
MERSI-12 - very highFY-3A09:05 desc
X
XXXXXX
X
MERSI-1 Important note2 - very highFY-3B14:45 asc
X
XXXXXXXXXX
X
MERSI-1 Important note2 - very highFY-3C08:20 desc
X
X
X
MSI2 - very highEarthCARE14:00 descXXXX
SGLI2 - very highGCOM-C10:30 asc
X
XXXXXX
ASTER Important noteYes2 - very highTerra10:30 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
ETM+ Important noteYes2 - very highLandsat-710:00 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
LSTM2 - very highLSTM13:30 ascXXXXXX
MSU-V2 - very highOkean-O-182.5 °
X
X
TM2 - very highLandsat-410:00 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXX
TM2 - very highLandsat-509:45 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
TRISHNA2 - very highTRISHNA13:00 ascXXXXXX
ATSR3 - highERS-110:30 desc
X
XXXXXXXX
X
IMAGER (GOES 12-15)3 - highGOES-1275°W
X
XXXXXXXX
X
IMAGER (GOES 12-15) Important note3 - highGOES-1360°W
X
XXXXXXXXXXXX
X
IMAGER (GOES 12-15) Important noteYes3 - highGOES-14105°W
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
IMAGER (GOES 12-15) Important noteNo3 - highGOES-15128°W
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
IMAGER (GOES 12-15)3 - highGOES-12 (S-America)60°W
X
XX
X
IMAGER (GOES 8-11)3 - highGOES-875°W
X
XXXXXXXXX
X
IMAGER (GOES 8-11)3 - highGOES-9135°W
X
XXXXXXX
X
IMAGER (GOES 8-11)3 - highGOES-10135°W
X
XXXXXXXX
X
IMAGER (GOES 8-11)3 - highGOES-11135°W
X
XXXXXXXXXX
X
IMAGER (GOES 8-11)3 - highGOES-9 (GMS backup)155°E
X
XX
X
IMAGER (GOES 8-11)3 - highGOES-10 (S-America)60°W
X
XX
X
IMAGER (MTSAT-2) Important noteNo3 - highHimawari-7 (MTSAT-2)145°E
X
XXXXXXXXX
X
JAMI Important note3 - highHimawari-6 (MTSAT-1R)140°E
X
XXXXXXXXX
X
MERSI-LL3 - highFY-3J05:00 desc
X
XXXXXXXX
MERSI-LL3 - highFY-3E05:40 desc
X
XXXXXX
MI3 - highCOMS128.2°E
X
XXXXXXXXX
X
S-VISSR (FY-2C/D/E)3 - highFY-2C105°E
X
XXXX
X
S-VISSR (FY-2C/D/E)3 - highFY-2D86.5°E
X
XXXXXXXX
X
S-VISSR (FY-2C/D/E)3 - highFY-2E86.5°E
X
XXXXXXXXX
X
S-VISSR (FY-2F/G/H) Important noteYes3 - highFY-2F112°E
X
XXXXXXXXX
X
S-VISSR (FY-2F/G/H)Yes3 - highFY-2G105°E
X
XXXXXXXXX
S-VISSR (FY-2F/G/H)Yes3 - highFY-2H79°E
X
XXXXX
TANSO-FTSNo3 - highGOSAT13:00 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
TANSO-FTS/23 - highGOSAT-213:00 desc
X
XXXXX
COCTS4 - fairHY-1A10:30 desc
X
X
X
COCTS4 - fairHY-1B10:30 desc
X
XXXXXXXX
X
COCTS4 - fairHY-1C10:30 desc
X
XXXXXX
COCTS4 - fairHY-1D13:30 asc
X
XXXXXX
COCTS4 - fairHY-1E13:30 asc
X
XXXXXX
COCTS4 - fairHY-1F13:30 asc
X
XXXXXX
CZCS4 - fairNimbus-712:00 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
GHI4 - fairFY-4B133°E
X
XXXXXXX
HCMR4 - fairHCMM14:00 asc
X
X
X
MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-1
X
X
X
MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-2
X
XXXXXXXXX
X
MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-3
X
XX
X
MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-4
X
XXXXX
X
MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-5
X
XXXXXX
X
MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-6
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-7 (IODC)58°E
X
XXXXXXXXXX
X
MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-3 (ADC)50°W
X
X
X
MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-3 (X-ADC)75°W
X
X
X
MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-5 (IODC)63°E
X
XXXXXXXX
X
MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-6 (IODC)67.5°E
X
XXX
X
MVIRI4 - fairMeteosat-7
X
XXXXXXXX
X
OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0106:20 desc
X
XX
X
OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0210:00 desc
X
X
OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0306:20 desc
X
X
OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0410:00 desc
X
X
OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0506:20 desc
X
OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0606:20 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0710:10 desc
X
XXXX
X
OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0806:10 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
OLS4 - fairDMSP-F0909:30 desc
X
XXXXX
X
OLS4 - fairDMSP-F1007:30 desc
X
XXXXXX
X
OLS4 - fairDMSP-F1105:00 desc
X
XXXXXXXX
X
OLS4 - fairDMSP-F1203:35 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
OLS4 - fairDMSP-F1305:51 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
OLSNo4 - fairDMSP-F1405:00 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
OLSNo4 - fairDMSP-F1514:50 asc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
OLSNo4 - fairDMSP-F1606:20 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
OLSNo4 - fairDMSP-F1706:40 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
OLSNo4 - fairDMSP-F1804:50 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
OLSNo4 - fairDMSP-F1906:36 desc
X
X
X
S-VISSR (FY-2A/B)4 - fairFY-2A105°E
X
X
S-VISSR (FY-2A/B)4 - fairFY-2B105°E
X
XXX
X
SCMR4 - fairNimbus-512:00 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXX
X
SR4 - fairITOS-1 (TIROS-M)14:30 asc
X
X
SR4 - fairNOAA-113:30 asc
X
X
SR4 - fairNOAA-214:30 asc
X
XX
X
SR4 - fairNOAA-314:30 asc
X
XX
X
SR4 - fairNOAA-414:30 asc
X
XXX
X
SR4 - fairNOAA-514:30 asc
X
XX
X
STR (Electro)4 - fairElectro-GOMS76.5°E
X
XXXXX
X
VHRR (ATS)4 - fairATS-694°W
X
XXXX
X
VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-1A74°E
X
VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-1B74°E
X
XXXXXXXXX
X
VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-1C93.5°E
X
X
VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-1D74°E
X
XXXXXXXXXXX
X
VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-2A74°E
X
XXXXXXXXX
X
VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-2B93.5°E
X
XXXXXXXXXX
X
VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-2D93.5°E
X
VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-2E83°E
X
XXXXXXXXXXXX
X
VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairINSAT-3A93.5°E
X
XXXXXXXXXXXX
X
VHRR (INSAT)4 - fairKalpana-174°E
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
VHRR (NOAA)4 - fairNOAA-214:30 asc
X
XX
X
VHRR (NOAA)4 - fairNOAA-314:30 asc
X
XX
X
VHRR (NOAA)4 - fairNOAA-414:30 asc
X
XXX
X
VHRR (NOAA)4 - fairNOAA-514:30 asc
X
XX
X
VIRR (Seasat)4 - fairSeaSat108 °
X
VISSR4 - fairGOES-1135°W
X
XXXXXXXXX
X
VISSR4 - fairGOES-275°W
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
VISSR4 - fairGOES-3135°W
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
VISSR4 - fairSMS-175°W
X
XXXXXX
X
VISSR4 - fairSMS-2135°W
X
XXXXXX
X
VISSR (Himawari 1-4)4 - fairHimawari-1 (GMS-1)140°E
X
XXXXXXXXXXX
X
VISSR (Himawari 1-4)4 - fairHimawari-2 (GMS-2)140°E
X
XXXXX
X
VISSR (Himawari 1-4)4 - fairHimawari-3 (GMS-3)140°E
X
XXXXXXXXXX
X
VISSR (Himawari 1-4)4 - fairHimawari-4 (GMS-4)140°E
X
XXXXXXXXXX
X
VISSR (Himawari-5)4 - fairHimawari-5 (GMS-5)140°E
X
XXXXXXX
X
VTIR4 - fairMOS-110:15 desc
X
XXXXXXX
X
VTIR4 - fairMOS-1B10:35 desc
X
XXXXX
X
AIRS Important noteYes4 - fairAqua13:30 asc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
CrISYes4 - fairNOAA-2013:25 asc44
X
XXXXXXXXXX
CrIS4 - fairJPSS-2 (NOAA-21)13:30 asc
X
XXXXXXXX
CrIS Important noteYes4 - fairSNPP13:25 asc89
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
CrIS4 - fairJPSS-313:30 ascXXXXXXXXXX
CrIS4 - fairJPSS-413:30 asc
X
XXXXXXX
GIIRSYes4 - fairFY-4A104.7°E
X
XXXXXXX
GIIRS4 - fairFY-4B133°E
X
XXXXXXX
GIIRS4 - fairFY-4C86.5°EXXXXXXXX
GIIRS4 - fairFY-4D105°E
X
XXXXXXX
GIIRS4 - fairFY-4E86.5°E
X
XXXXXXX
GIIRS4 - fairFY-4F105°E
X
XXXXXXX
GIIRS4 - fairFY-4G86.5°E
X
XXXXXXX
HIRASYes4 - fairFY-3D13:29 asc
X
XXXXXX
HIRAS-24 - fairFY-3E05:40 desc
X
XXXXXX
HIRAS-24 - fairFY-3H14:00 ascXXXXXXX
HIRAS-24 - fairFY-3F10:00 desc
X
XXXXXX
HIRAS-24 - fairFY-3J05:00 desc
X
XXXXXXXX
IASINo4 - fairMetop-A07:50 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
IASIYes4 - fairMetop-B09:31 desc48
X
XXXXXXXXXXXX
IASIYes4 - fairMetop-C09:31 desc89
X
XXXXXXXXX
IASI-NG4 - fairMetop-SG-A209:30 descXXXXXXXX
IASI-NG4 - fairMetop-SG-A309:30 descXXXXXXXX
IASI-NG4 - fairMetop-SG-A109:30 descXXXXXXXX
IKFS-34 - fairMeteor-MP N115:30 asc
X
XXXXXXX
IKFS-34 - fairMeteor-MP N209:30 desc
X
XXXXXXX
IRFS-GS4 - fairElectro-M N114.5°W
X
XXXXXXXXXX
IRFS-GS4 - fairElectro-M N276°E
X
XXXXXXXXXX
IRFS-GS4 - fairElectro-M N3165.8°E
X
XXXXXXXXXX
IRS4 - fairMTG-S1XXXXXXXXX
IRS4 - fairMTG-S2XXXXXXXXX
TES-nadir Important note4 - fairAura13:40 asc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
IMG4 - fairADEOS10:30 desc
X
X
HSRS4 - fairBIRD10:30 desc
X
XXXXX
X
IRMSS (HJ)4 - fairHJ-1B10:30 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXX
IRMSS-2 (HJ)4 - fairHJ-2A10:30 desc
X
XXXXX
IRMSS-2 (HJ)4 - fairHJ-2B10:30 desc
X
XXXXX
MSU-IK-SR4 - fairKANOPUS-V-IK-110:30 asc
X
XXXXXX
NIRST4 - fairSAC-D06:00 desc
X
XXX
X
HIRS4 - fairNimbus-612:00 desc
X
XXXXXXX
X
HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-607:30 desc
X
XXXXXXX
X
HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-714:30 asc
X
XXXX
X
HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-807:30 desc
X
X
X
HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-914:30 asc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-1007:30 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-1114:10 asc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-1205:10 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-1314:00 asc
X
HIRS/24 - fairNOAA-1409:30 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXX
X
HIRS/24 - fairTIROS-N14:30 asc
X
XX
X
HIRS/3 Important noteNo4 - fairNOAA-1507:28 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
HIRS/34 - fairNOAA-1609:01 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
HIRS/34 - fairNOAA-1707:03 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXX
X
HIRS/4 Important noteNo4 - fairMetop-A07:50 desc
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HIRS/4 Important noteYes4 - fairMetop-B09:31 desc51
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HIRS/4 Important noteNo4 - fairNOAA-1808:05 desc157
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HIRS/4 Important note4 - fairNOAA-1907:29 desc82
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IRAS Important note4 - fairFY-3A09:05 desc
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IRAS Important note4 - fairFY-3B14:45 asc
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IRAS Important note4 - fairFY-3C08:20 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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SOUNDER Important noteYes4 - fairGOES-14105°W
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SOUNDER Important noteYes4 - fairGOES-15128°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)No4 - fairINSAT-3D82°E
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SOUNDER (INSAT)Yes4 - 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
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VAS4 - fairGOES-6135°W
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VAS4 - fairGOES-775°W
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SCR (Nimbus-5)4 - fairNimbus-512:00 desc
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3MI5 - marginalMetop-SG-A209:30 descXXXXXXXX
3MI5 - marginalMetop-SG-A309:30 descXXXXXXXX
3MI5 - marginalMetop-SG-A109:30 descXXXXXXXX
MAIA5 - marginalMAIATBDXXXX
Polarimeters5 - marginalPACE12:00 descXXXXX
CHIME5 - marginalCHIME10:30 desc
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HISUI5 - marginalISS HISUI51.6 °
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HSI (EnMAP)5 - marginalEnMAP11:00 desc
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HYC5 - marginalPRISMA10:30 desc
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HyperionNo5 - marginalNMP-EO-109:45 desc
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HySIS5 - marginalHySIS10:34 desc
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MADPI5 - marginalNEMO-AM09:30 descXXXXX
MISRYes5 - marginalTerra10:30 desc
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POLDER5 - marginalADEOS10:30 desc
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POLDER5 - marginalADEOS-210:30 desc
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POLDER5 - marginalPARASOL15:20 asc
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CHRIS5 - marginalPROBA-107:30 desc
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COMIS5 - marginalSTSat-317:30 asc
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DESIS5 - marginalISS DESIS51.6 °
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GSA5 - marginalResurs-P110:30 desc
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GSA5 - marginalResurs-P210:30 desc
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GSA5 - marginalResurs-P310:30 desc
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GSA5 - marginalResurs-P410:30 desc
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GSA5 - marginalResurs-P510:30 descXXXXXX
HICO5 - marginalISS HICO51.6 °
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HSI5 - marginalHJ-1A10:30 desc
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HSI-25 - marginalHJ-2A10:30 desc
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HSI-25 - marginalHJ-2B10:30 desc
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HyS-VNIR5 - marginalGISAT-283°EXXXXXXXX
HySI-T5 - marginalIMS-109:30 desc
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ÑuSat-Imager5 - marginalÑuSat
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CAPI5 - marginalTANSAT13:30 asc
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CCD5 - marginalINSAT-2E83°E
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CCD5 - marginalINSAT-3A93.5°E
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CLIM5 - marginalCO2M-A11:30 descXXXXXX
CLIM5 - marginalCO2M-B11:30 descXXXXXX
DPC5 - marginalGF-513:30 asc
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DPC5 - marginalGF-5-0213:30 asc
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DPC-25 - marginalDQ-113:00 asc
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DPC-25 - marginalDQ-213:00 ascXXXXXXXXX
EPIC (DSCOVR)Yes5 - marginalDSCOVRN/A
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FLORIS5 - marginalFLEX10:00 descXXXX
GOCI5 - marginalCOMS128.2°E
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GOCI-II5 - marginalGEO-KOMPSAT-2B128.2°E
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HIS5 - marginalTRUTHS90 °XXXXXXXXXXX
MAP5 - marginalCO2M-A11:30 descXXXXXX
MAP5 - marginalCO2M-B11:30 descXXXXXX
MERIS5 - marginalEnvisat10:00 desc
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MOS5 - marginalIRS-P310:30 desc
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MSU-M5 - marginalOkean-O-182.5 °
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MSU-M5 - marginalMeteor-P181.2 °
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MSU-M5 - marginalMeteor-P281.2 °
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MSU-M5 - marginalMeteor-P310:15 asc
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MSU-M5 - marginalMeteor-P410:15 asc
X
X
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MSU-M5 - marginalMeteor-P510:15 asc
X
X
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MSU-M5 - marginalMeteor-P610:15 asc
X
X
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MTVZA-OK (optical)5 - marginalSICH-1M82.5 °
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MUS-uv/vis/nir5 - marginalSAC-E/SABIA-MAR B10:30 descXXXXXX
OCI5 - marginalPACE12:00 descXXXXX
OCI (FORMOSAT)5 - marginalFORMOSAT-135 °
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OCM (OceanSat-1)5 - marginalOceanSat-1 (IRS-P4)12:00 desc
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OCM (OceanSat-2)No5 - marginalOceanSat-211:53 desc
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OCM (OceanSat-3)5 - marginalOceanSat-3 (EOS-06)12:00 desc
X
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OCM (OceanSat-3)5 - marginalOceanSat-3A12:00 desc
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OCS5 - marginalMeteor-3M09:15 asc
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OLCI Yes5 - marginalSentinel-3A10:00 desc
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OLCI Yes5 - marginalSentinel-3B10:00 desc
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OLCI 5 - marginalSentinel-3C10:00 desc
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OLCI 5 - marginalSentinel-3D10:00 descXXXXXXXX
OSMI5 - marginalKOMPSAT-110:50 asc
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POSP5 - marginalDQ-113:00 asc
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POSP5 - marginalDQ-213:00 ascXXXXXXXXX
SeaWiFS5 - marginalOrbView-2/SeaStar12:00 desc
X
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TANSO-CAINo5 - marginalGOSAT13:00 desc
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TANSO-CAI/25 - marginalGOSAT-213:00 desc
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Végétation 5 - marginalSPOT-410:30 desc
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Végétation 5 - marginalSPOT-510:30 desc
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Végétation-P Important note5 - marginalPROBA-V11:00 asc
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Trasser5 - marginalOkean-O-182.5 °
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Trasser5 - marginalOkean-O1-382.5 °
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All instruments for measuring Cloud type
Instruments Relevance Operational limitations
ISR1 - primary
AATSR1 - primary
ABI1 - primary
AGRI1 - primary
AHI1 - primary
AMI1 - primary
ATSR-21 - primary
AVHRR/31 - primary
FCI1 - primary
GLI1 - primary
MERSI-21 - primary
MERSI-31 - primary
METimage1 - primary
MODIS1 - primary
MSU-GSM1 - primary
MSU-MR1 - primary
MSU-MR-MP1 - primary
MVISR1 - primary
RMOI1 - primary
SEVIRI1 - primary
SLSTR1 - primary
VIIRS1 - primary
VIRR (FY-3)1 - primary
MSU-GS/A2 - very high
IMAGER (INSAT)2 - very high
VIRS2 - very high
AVHRR2 - very high
AVHRR/22 - very high
MSU-GS2 - very high
OCTS2 - very high
MSU-SK12 - very high
MERSI-12 - very high
MSI2 - very high
SGLI2 - very high
ASTER2 - very high
ETM2 - very high
ETM+2 - very high
LSTM2 - very high
MSU-V2 - very high
TM2 - very high
TRISHNA2 - very high
ATSR3 - high
IMAGER (GOES 12-15)3 - high
IMAGER (GOES 8-11)3 - high
IMAGER (MTSAT-2)3 - high
JAMI3 - high
MERSI-LL3 - high
MI3 - high
S-VISSR (FY-2C/D/E)3 - high
S-VISSR (FY-2F/G/H)3 - high
TANSO-FTS3 - high
TANSO-FTS/23 - high
COCTS4 - fair
CZCS4 - fair
GHI4 - fair
HCMR4 - fair
MVIRI4 - fair
OLS4 - fair
S-VISSR (FY-2A/B)4 - fair
SCMR4 - fair
SR4 - fair
STR (Electro)4 - fair
VHRR (ATS)4 - fair
VHRR (INSAT)4 - fair
VHRR (NOAA)4 - fair
VIRR (Seasat)4 - fair
VISSR4 - fair
VISSR (Himawari 1-4)4 - fair
VISSR (Himawari-5)4 - fair
VTIR4 - fair
AIRS4 - fair
CrIS4 - fair
GIIRS4 - fair
HIRAS4 - fair
HIRAS-24 - fair
IASI4 - fair
IASI-NG4 - fair
IKFS-34 - fair
IRFS-GS4 - fair
IRS4 - fair
TES-nadir4 - fair
IMG4 - fair
HSRS4 - fair
IRMSS (HJ)4 - fair
IRMSS-2 (HJ)4 - fair
MSU-IK-SR4 - fair
NIRST4 - fair
HIRS4 - fair
HIRS/24 - fair
HIRS/34 - fair
HIRS/44 - fair
IRAS4 - fair
ITPR4 - fair
SOUNDER4 - fair
SOUNDER (INSAT)4 - fair
VAS4 - fair
SCR (Nimbus-5)4 - fair
3MI5 - marginal
MAIA5 - marginal
Polarimeters5 - marginal
APS5 - marginal
CHIME5 - marginal
HISUI5 - marginal
HSI (EnMAP)5 - marginal
HYC5 - marginal
Hyperion5 - marginal
HySIS5 - marginal
OHIS5 - marginal
MADPI5 - marginal
MISR5 - marginal
POLDER5 - marginal
CHRIS5 - marginal
COMIS5 - marginal
DESIS5 - marginal
GSA5 - marginal
HICO5 - marginal
HSI5 - marginal
HSI-25 - marginal
HyS-VNIR5 - marginal
HySI-T5 - marginal
ÑuSat-Imager5 - marginal
CAPI5 - marginal
CC5 - marginal
CCD5 - marginal
CLIM5 - marginal
DPC5 - marginal
DPC-25 - marginal
EPIC (DSCOVR)5 - marginal
FLORIS5 - marginal
GOCI5 - marginal
GOCI-II5 - marginal
HIS5 - marginal
MAP5 - marginal
MERIS5 - marginal
MOS5 - marginal
MSU-M5 - marginal
MTVZA-OK (optical)5 - marginal
MUS-uv/vis/nir5 - marginal
OCI5 - marginal
OCI (FORMOSAT)5 - marginal
OCM (OceanSat-1)5 - marginal
OCM (OceanSat-2)5 - marginal
OCM (OceanSat-3)5 - marginal
OCS5 - marginal
OLCI 5 - marginal
OSMI5 - marginal
POSP5 - marginal
SeaWiFS5 - marginal
TANSO-CAI5 - marginal
TANSO-CAI/25 - marginal
Végétation 5 - marginal
Végétation-P5 - marginal
Trasser5 - marginal