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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - 174-K -
Full Name Temperature and Humidity Profiler Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies ROSKOSMOS, ROSHYDROMET Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric temperature and humidity sounders Geometry
Instrument Technology Narrow-band channel IR radiometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Vertical profiles of temperature, humidity, and ozone.
Resolution Summary 42 km
Swath Summary 1000 km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary TIR-FIR 18 µm (water absorption), 13.33 µm, 13.70 µm, 14.24 µm, 14.43 µm, 14.75 µm, 15.02 µm (carbon dioxide), 11 µm (transparent), 9.6 µm (ozone)
TIR (~6.0 µm - ~15.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (LT)
Atmospheric Temperature FieldsAtmospheric temperature (LT)
OzoneO3 Mole Fraction
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Ozone 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
Instrument Missions
Meteor-3 N5 - (1991 - 2002)
Meteor-2 N24 - (1993 - 2001)
Meteor-3 N7 - (1994 - 1995)
Meteor-3 N8 - (1994 - 1998)
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