THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MTVZA-GY-MP -
Full Name Advanced Scanning microwave imager-sounder Status Proposed
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (passive microwave) Geometry Conical scanning
Instrument Technology Absorption-band MW radiometer/spectrometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Atmospheric temperature and humidity profiles, precipitation, sea-level wind speed, snow/ice coverage.
Resolution Summary 12 - 75 km
Swath Summary 2600 km
Accuracy Summary 0.4 - 2.0 K depending on spectral band
Waveband Summary 10.6 - 183.3 GHz, 26 channels
MW (~0.1 cm - ~100 cm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (column/profile)
Atmospheric Temperature FieldsAtmospheric temperature (column/profile)
Height of tropopause
Cloud particle properties and profileCloud liquid water (column/profile)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud type
Liquid water and precipitation ratePrecipitation intensity at the surface (liquid or solid)
Ocean surface windsWind speed over sea surface (horizontal)
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover
Surface temperature (land)Land surface temperature
Surface temperature (ocean)Sea surface temperature
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Cloud Properties click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Land Surface Temperature 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
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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