THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Advanced IKFS-2 -
Full Name Advanced Fourier spectrometer Status Proposed
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET Maturity Medium Heritage
Instrument Type Atmospheric temperature and humidity sounders Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology High-resolution nadir-scanning IR spectrometer Sampling Other
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Atmospheric temperature/humidity profiles, data on cloud parameters, water vapour & ozone column amounts, surface temperature.
Resolution Summary 35 -100 km
[Best Resolution: 35m]
Swath Summary 1000/2000 km
[Max Swath: 2000 km]
Accuracy Summary 0.5 K
Waveband Summary 3,7 - 15,5 µm, more then 8000 spectral channels
MWIR (~3.0 µm - ~6.0 µm)
TIR (~6.0 µm - ~15.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (column/profile) 
Atmospheric Temperature FieldsAtmospheric temperature (column/profile) 
Cloud particle properties and profileCloud liquid water (column/profile) 
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud type 
Cloud cover 
OzoneOzone profile 
Surface temperature (land)Land surface temperature 
Surface temperature (ocean)Sea surface temperature 
Trace gases (excluding ozone)Atmospheric Chemistry - CH4 (column/profile) 
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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