What are the uses of IRS P4 OCM data?

What are the uses of IRS P4 OCM data?

The IRS-P4 OCM data would be extremely useful for estimation of phytoplankton in oceanic /coastal waters, detection and monitoring of phytoplankton blooms, coastal upwelling, suspended sediment dynamics, location of fronts, identification of water mass boundaries and oil pollution.

What is OCM data?

OCM is a solid state camera used to collect data on chlorophyll concentration, detect and monitor phytoplankton blooms and obtain data on atmospheric aerosols and suspended sediments in water. It operates in eight spectral bands — visible and near-Infra Red region — of the electromagnetic spectrum.

When was ISRO’s first ocean Colour program started?

Multi-frequency Scanning Microwave Radiometer (MSMR) [10] was the co-passenger payload along with Ocean Colour Monitor (OCM) onboard Oceansat-I (IRS-P4) satellite, ISRO’s first satellite dedicated for oceanographic applications. The satellite has been launched on May 26, 1999.

What is the full form of ScatSat?

Resourcesat-2A → ScatSat-1 (Scatterometer Satellite-1) is a satellite providing weather forecasting, cyclone prediction, and tracking services to India. It has been developed by ISRO Satellite Centre, Bangalore whereas its payload was developed by Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad.

What is the full form insat?

The Indian National Satellite (INSAT) system is one of the largest domestic communication satellite systems in Asia-Pacific region with nine operational communication satellites placed in Geo-stationary orbit.

What is the use of Cartosat satellite?

The Cartosat is a series of Indian optical earth observation satellites built and operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The Cartosat series is a part of the Indian Remote Sensing Program. They are used for Earth’s resource management, defence services and monitoring.

How does a satellite scatterometer work?

Scatterometers are active remote sensing instruments for deriving wind direction and speed from the roughness of the sea. They are used by low Earth orbiting satellites and act like radars: they transmit electromagnetic pulses and detect the backscattered signals.

What is the full form of Saral?

The Satellite with ARGOS and ALTIKA (SARAL) is a joint Indo-French satellite mission for oceanographic studies. SARAL performs altimetric measurements designed to study ocean circulation and sea surface elevation. The payloads of SARAL are: Ka band Altimeter, ALTIKA- built by the French National Space Agency CNES.

What is the full form of IRS satellite?

IRS-1A, the first of the series of indigenous state-of-art operating remote sensing satellites, was successfully launched into a polar sun-synchronous orbit on March 17, 1988 from the Soviet Cosmodrome at Baikonur.

WHO launched INSAT?

The Indian National Satellite System or INSAT, is a series of multipurpose geostationary satellites launched by ISRO to satisfy the telecommunications, broadcasting, meteorology, and search and rescue operations. Commissioned in 1983, INSAT is the largest domestic communication system in the Indo-Pacific Region.

How do I get Cartosat data?

  1. Select the area of which you need to download Cartosat data by providing Place name, Lat/long.
  2. Select category – Satellite/Sensor to download Cartosat DEM data.
  3. Select Sub Category- Cartosat-1 as shown in below figure.