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CHAMP GPS
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Data available upon request
REQUEST PROCEDURE
See http://isdc.gfz-potsdam.de
Satellite Instruments
LEO polar satellite carrying GPS geodetic receiver for high-low sat-sat gravity recovery and GPS atmospheric/ionospheric limb sounding plus instruments for the recovery of the magnetic field
CONTACT
Hermann Lühr
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences Telegrafenberg D-14473 Potsdam Germany
+49-331-288-1735
hluehr@gfz-potsdam.de
http://www.gfz-potsdam.de/portal/-
SPECIFICATIONS
Measurment TypeMicrowave-occultation
Platform TypeCHAMP GPS Black Jack receiver (TRSR-2)
OrbitOther (provide altitude, inclination, cycle)
Spectral Coverage
Active/PassivePassive
Scan PatternStare
Variables
Altitude< 454
Inclination87.3
Repeat TimeN/A
WavelengthN/A to N/Anm
Number of BandsN/A
Start DateJul 2000
Temporal Coverageend of life predicted for second half of 2010
Swath WidthN/A
Resolution 1N/Acm
Resolution 2N/Acm
Resolution 3N/Acm
Resolution 4N/Acm
REFERENCES
Proceedings "Earth Observation with CHAMP", eds. Reigber/Luehr/Schwintzer/Wickert, Springer 2005
UPDATED ON
8 Sep 2009 11:45