Carbon Dioxide Monitoring mission
One of the high-priority Copernicus Sentinel Expansion Missions.
Mission: to measure how much carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere, specifically through human activity.
To operate in a constellation of (initially two) identical satellites, covering a period > 7 years.
For more details, see https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/conference-proceedings-of-spie/11852/118523M/The-Copernicus-CO2M-mission-for-monitoring-anthropogenic-carbon-dioxide-emissions/10.1117/12.2599613.full?SSO=1.
Mass at launch
Data access link
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Data access information
, EC, EUMETSAT
Details on Status
Funding to be confirmed by EU.
The Qualification Acceptance Review (QAR) is currently planned for Q3 2025.
Associated satellite programme and related satellites
Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational ,
blue tag : future
All known Instruments flying on
CO2I and NO2I Combined Carbon Dioxide and Nitrogen Dioxide Imager
MAP Multi-Angle Polarimeter
CLIM Cloud Imager
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