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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MWTS-2 -
Full Name Improved Microwave Temperature Sounder Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies CAST, NSMC-CMA, CNSA Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric temperature and humidity sounders Geometry
Instrument Technology Absorption-band MW radiometer/spectrometer Sampling
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Temperature sounding in nearly all weather conditions. Failed in February 2015.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
 
Instrument Measurements
Instrument Missions
FY-3C - FY-3C Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2013 - 2018)
FY-3D - FY-3D Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2017 - 2020)
FY-3E - FY-3E Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2018 - 2021)
FY-3F - FY-3F Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2019 - 2022)
FY-3G - FY-3G Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2021 - 2024)
FY-3H - FY-3H Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2021 - 2028)
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