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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Advanced MTVZA -
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 (~1.0 cm - ~100 cm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
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 rate (liquid) at the surface 
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 
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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