Gap analyses by variable or by type of mission or by WIGOS subcomponent
Variable sorting criteria
Each instrument is assigned with a 5-step rating, evaluated as a blend of several elements. For this particular Variable, the rating is driven by:
the observing technique (lidar altimeter, radar altimeter or SAR);
the large-swath capability;
the exploited frequency.
Multi-beam lidar altimeter
Nadir-only lidar altimeter
Radar altimeter with along-track SAR capability
Large-swath radar altimeter
X- and possibly Ku-band SAR
L- and/or S band SAR
OSCAR/Space Version 2.6 released
OSCAR/Space Version 2.6 was released including new features related to Gap Analysis and satellite status information. With version 2.6 OSCAR/Space has a new URL; https://space.oscar.wmo.int. Please read more via the link here.