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Platforms used to create CoastWatch Products

Platform Description Platform Type Instruments Organizations
Aqua

Earth Observation System - Aqua

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) AMSR-E , MODIS NASA
Coriolis

Coriolis

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) WindSat DoD , NASA
CryoSat-2

European polar region research satellite.

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) SIRAL ESA
DMSP

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program
 

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) SSMIS DoD , NOAA
GCOM-W

Global Change Observation Mission for Water

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) AMSR2 JAXA
GOES-East

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - East

Geostationary Earth Orbit Satellite (GEO) ABI NASA , NOAA
GOES-West

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - West
 

Geostationary Earth Orbit Satellite (GEO) ABI NASA , NOAA
GPM

Global Precipitation Measurement

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) GMI JAXA , NASA
Himawari

Himawari

Geostationary Earth Orbit Satellite (GEO) AHI JMA
JASON-2

Reference altimetry mission

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) Poseidon-3 CNES , EUMETSAT , NASA , NOAA
JASON-3

Altimetry reference mission

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) Poseidon-3B CNES , EUMETSAT , NASA , NOAA
Meteosat

Meteosat
 

Geostationary Earth Orbit Satellite (GEO) SEVIRI EUMETSAT , ESA
MetOp

Meteorological Operational satellite - A / B / C

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) ASCAT , AVHRR ESA , EUMETSAT
MOBY

Marine Optical BuoY 

Marine Buoy MOBY MLML
NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 17 / 18 / 19 / 20

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) VIIRS NASA , NOAA
QuikSCAT

Quick Scatterometer Mission

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) SeaWinds NASA
RadarSat-2

RadarSat-2

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) SAR CSA
RCM

RadarSat Constellation Mission

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) SAR RCM CSA
SARAL

Satellite with ARGOS and AltiKa

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) AltiKa CNES , ISRO
ScatSat-1

ScatSat-1

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) OSCAT ISRO
Sentinel-1

Sentinel - 1A / 1B

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) SAR-C ESA , Copernicus
Sentinel-2

Sentinel - 2A / 2B

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) MSI ESA , Copernicus
Sentinel-3

Sentinel - 3A / 3B

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) OLCI , SLSTR , SRAL ESA , EUMETSAT , Copernicus
Sentinel-6

Sentinel-6

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) Poseidon-4 CNES , EC , ESA , EUMETSAT , NASA , NOAA
SMAP

The Soil Moisture Active Passive

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) SMAP NASA , JPL
SMOS

The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) MIRAS ESA
SNPP

Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) VIIRS NASA , NOAA
Terra

Earth Observation System - Terra

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) MODIS NASA
TRMM

Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission

Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEO) TMI JAXA , NASA