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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MSU-M -
Full Name Multi-Spectral Low Resolution Scanning System Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies ROSKOSMOS, NSAU Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Provide images of ocean surface and ice sheets.
Resolution Summary 1.5 x 1.8 km
Swath Summary 1930 km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VIS: 0.5 - 0.6 µm, 0.6 - 0.7 µm NIR: 0.7 - 0.8 µm, 0.8 - 1.1 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean)Ocean imagery and water leaving radiance 
Radiation budgetShort-wave Earth surface bi-directional reflectance 
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover 
Sea-ice thickness 
Instrument Missions
OCEAN-01 - (1994 - 1996)
OKEAN-01 N7 - (1994 - 2001)
Sich-1 - (1995 - 2001)
OKEAN-O - (1999 - 2002)
Sich-1M - (2004 - 2006)
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