THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - IKFS-3 -
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
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
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
OzoneO3 Mole Fraction
Surface temperature (land)Land surface temperature
Surface temperature (ocean)Sea surface temperature
Trace gases (excluding ozone)CH4 Mole Fraction
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Carbon Dioxide, Methane and other Greenhouse gases click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Cloud Properties click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Land Surface Temperature click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Ozone click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Sea Surface Temperature click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Temperature (upper-air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Water Vapour (upper air) 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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