THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MATHS -
Full Name Millimeter wave Atmosphere Temperature and Humidity Sounder Status Proposed
Instrument Agencies ISRO Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric temperature and humidity sounders Geometry TBD
Instrument Technology Non-scanning MW radiometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Integrated water vapour, cloud liquid water and precipitation for temperature sounding
Resolution Summary TSU: 30 km HSU: 20 km
Swath Summary 1550 km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary TSU: 17 Channel (23.8 and 31.5 GHz, 15 channels are in 50-60 GHz band) HSU: 6 Channel (5 channels in 167-195 GHz band and an 89 GHz channel)
Ka-Band (26.5 to 40 GHz)
K-Band (18 to 26.5 GHz)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
AerosolsAerosol absorption optical depth (column/profile) 
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (column/profile) 
Atmospheric Temperature FieldsAtmospheric temperature (column/profile) 
Atmospheric temperature (at surface) 
Instrument Missions
ATMSAT-1 - Atmospheric Satellite-1 (2020 - 2025)
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