CEOS Instrument: Special Sensor Ionospheric Plasma Drift/Scintillation Meter

Agencies: NOAA [Primary]
 DoD (USA)
Missions: DMSP F-16
 DMSP F-17
 DMSP F-18
 DMSP F-19
 DMSP F-20
Type:Space environment monitor
Description:Measurement of the ambient electron density and temperatures, the ambient ion density, and ion temperature and molecular weight
Spatial Resolution: N/A
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: N/A
Technology: Space environment monitor
Description: Package of instruments mainly to measure the energy of charged particles hitting the platform, both integrated and spectrally analysed. A main purpose is to monitor the platform safety. Applicable in LEO and GEO.

Measurement List:


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CEOS Data Base Version: 17 - Created: 2012-01-18