THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Advanced KMSS -
Full Name Advanced Multispectral Imager (VIS) Status Proposed
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET Maturity High Heritage - Non-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 Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Multispectral images of land & sea surfaces and ice cover.
Resolution Summary 60 m - 100 m
[Best Resolution: 60m]
Swath Summary 900 km
[Max Swath: 900 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 0.4 - 0.9 µm, 6 channels
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud imagery
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Fire fractional cover
Land surface imagery
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow cover
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Albedo click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Fire click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Sea Ice 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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