THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Advanced MI -
Full Name Advanced Meteorological Imager Status Operational
Instrument Agencies KMA, KARI, L3Harris Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Earth disk scanning
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format NetCDF, LRIT, HRIT, UHRIT
Measurements and Applications Continuous monitoring capability for the near real-time generation of high-resolution meteorological products and long-term change analysis of sea surface temperature and cloud coverage.
Resolution Summary VIS: 0.5km, 1 km, IR: 2 km
[Best Resolution: 500m]
Swath Summary Full Earth disk
[Max Swath: 22000 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 16 bands covering 1: VIS, 0.55 - 0.80 µm; 2: SWIR: 3.50 - 4.00 µm; 3: WV (Waver Vapour): 6.50 - 7.00 µm; 4: TIR1 (Thermal Infrared 1): 10.3 - 11.3 µm, 5: TIR2 (Thermal Infrared 2): 11.5 - 12.5 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
MWIR (~3.0 µm - ~6.0 µm)
TIR (~6.0 µm - ~15.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
AerosolsAerosol optical depth (TC)
Aerosol effective radius (column/profile)
Visibility
Volcanic ash
Aerosol Layer Height
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (LT, HT)
Water vapour imagery
Atmospheric Temperature FieldsAtmospheric temperature (LT, HT)
Atmospheric stability index
Atmospheric WindsWind profile (horizontal)
Turbulence
Cloud particle properties and profileCloud liquid water (TC)
Cloud drop effective radius
Cloud optical depth
Cloud ice effective radius (LT, HT)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud imagery
Cloud type
Cloud top height
Cloud top temperature
Cloud mask
Cloud top pressure
Liquid water and precipitation ratePrecipitation intensity at the surface (liquid or solid)
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Fire fractional cover
Land surface imagery
Ocean topography/currentsOcean velocity
OzoneO3 Mole Fraction
Radiation budgetUpward short-wave irradiance at TOA
Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA
Downward short-wave irradiance at Earth surface
Downward long-wave irradiance at Earth surface
Upwelling (Outgoing) long-wave radiation at Earth surface
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow 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)
Aerosols properties click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Albedo click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Cloud Properties click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Earth Radiation Budget click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Fire 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
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
Snow click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Subsurface Curents 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
Wind speed and direction (upper-air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
GEO-KOMPSAT-2A - Geostationary Earth Orbit - Korea Multi-Purpose Sa (2018 - 2029)
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