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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - SCAT-M3 -
Full Name Scatterometer
aka Scatterometer (Meteor)
Status Approved
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET, ROSKOSMOS Maturity Low Heritage
Instrument Type Scatterometers Geometry TBD
Instrument Technology Radar scatterometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Ocean surface wind measurements.
Resolution Summary 25 km
[Best Resolution: 25m]
Swath Summary 1800 km
[Max Swath: 1800 km]
Accuracy Summary Wind speed: 2 m/s, direction: 20 grad
Waveband Summary Ku-band
MW (~1.0 cm - ~100 cm)
Ku-Band (12.5 to 18 GHz)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Ocean surface windsWind vector over sea surface (horizontal) 
Instrument Missions
Meteor-M N3 - Oceanographical Satellite Meteor-M N3 (2021 - 2026)
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