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Aqua Aura Terra OCO-2

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Missions: Tier 1

The four satellite missions in the Tier 1 of the 2007 Decadal Survey examine solar and earth radiation, soil moisture and freeze/thaw cycles, ice sheet height differences, surface and ice sheet deformation from natural hazards, and vegetation structure.

Mission Mission Category Status
Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory (CLARREO) Eliminated
Deformation, Ecosystem Structure and Dynamics of Ice (DESDynI) Eliminated
Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) Current, Prime Mission
Soil Moisture Active-Passive (SMAP) Current