THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Advanced MSU-MR -
Full Name Advanced Multispectral scanning imager-radiometer Status Proposed
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Parameters of clouds, snow, ice and land cover, vegetation, surface temperature, fire detection.
Resolution Summary 1 km
[Best Resolution: 1000m]
Swath Summary 3000 km
Accuracy Summary VIS: 0.5%; IR: 0.1 - 0.2 K
Waveband Summary VIS: 0.5 - 0.7 µm; NIR: 0.7 - 1.1 µm; SWIR: 1.6 - 1.8 µm; MWIR: 3.5 - 4.1 µm; TIR: 10.5 - 11.5 µm, 11.5 - 12.5 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
MWIR (~3.0 µm - ~6.0 µm)
TIR (~6.0 µm - ~15.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
AerosolsAerosol Extinction / Backscatter (column/profile)
Aerosol optical depth (column/profile)
Aerosol effective radius (column/profile)
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud imagery
Cloud top height
Liquid water and precipitation ratePrecipitation intensity at the surface (liquid or solid)
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Fire fractional cover
Land surface imagery
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean)Ocean imagery and water leaving spectral radiance
Radiation budgetUpward long-wave irradiance at TOA
Short-wave Earth surface bi-directional reflectance
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover
Sea-ice thickness
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow cover
Surface temperature (land)Land surface temperature
Surface temperature (ocean)Sea surface temperature
VegetationNormalized Differential Vegetation Index (NDVI)
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Aerosols properties click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Albedo click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Earth Radiation Budget click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Fire click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Land Surface Temperature click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Ocean Colour click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Precipitation click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Sea Ice click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Sea Surface Temperature click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Snow click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
Meteor-MP N1 - Meteor-MP Meteorological Satellite N1 (2026 - 2028)
Meteor-MP N2 - Meteor-MP Meteorological Satellite N2 (2027 - 2029)
Meteor-MP N3 - Meteor-MP Meteorological Satellite N3 (2028 - 2030)
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