CEOS Instrument: Automated Identification System (RADARSAT Constellation)




Instrument:AIS (RCM)
Agency: CSA
Missions: RADARSAT C-1
 RADARSAT C-2
 RADARSAT C-3
Status:Being developed
Type:Data collection system
Description:Ship identification (name, location, heading, cargo etc.)
Spatial Resolution: N/A
Swath Width: 800 km minimum
Wavebands: VHF (162 MHz)
Technology: Data collection system
Description: Transponder that relays to ground the data collected in situ by Data Collection Platforms. It might localise the DCP if mobile (only from LEO). It might retrieve the collected data after interrogation of the DPC. Applicable in LEO and GEO.

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