THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - RM-08 -
Full Name Scanning Microwave Radiometer Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET, NSAU Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (passive microwave) Geometry Side-looking
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging MW radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Passive microwave images of ocean surface and ice sheets.
Resolution Summary 15 km
Swath Summary 550 km
Accuracy Summary 3 K temperature sensitivity
Waveband Summary Microwave: 0.8 cm
MW (~1.0 cm - ~100 cm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (LT) 
Cloud particle properties and profileCloud liquid water (column/profile) 
Liquid water and precipitation ratePrecipitation rate (liquid) at the surface 
Ocean surface windsWind vector over sea surface (horizontal) 
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover 
Sea-ice thickness 
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow cover 
Instrument Missions
OCEAN-01 - (1994 - 1996)
OKEAN-01 N7 - (1994 - 2001)
Sich-1 - (1995 - 2001)
Sich-1M - (2004 - 2006)
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