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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
CategoryParameterAccuracy
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 rate (liquid) at the surface 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Fire area 
Land surface imagery 
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean)Ocean imagery and water leaving radiance 
Radiation budgetUpwelling (Outgoing) long-wave radiation 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) 
Instrument Missions
Meteor-MP N1 - Meteor-MP Meteorological Satellite N1 (2023 - 2028)
Meteor-MP N2 - Meteor-MP Meteorological Satellite N2 (2024 - 2029)
Meteor-MP N3 - Meteor-MP Meteorological Satellite N3 (2025 - 2030)
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