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 exploited technology (altimeter or SAR);
the large swath capability (for altimeter) or the frequency (for SAR).
Large swath radar altimeter
Nadir-only 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.