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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MIVZA -
Full Name Microwave scanning radiometer Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric temperature and humidity sounders Geometry
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging MW radiometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Microwave radiometer for humidity sounding of atmosphere.
Resolution Summary 25 - 100 km
Swath Summary 1500 m
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary Microwave: 22-94 GHz, 5 channels
MW (~1.0 cm - ~100 cm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (LT)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud type
Liquid water and precipitation ratePrecipitation intensity at the surface (liquid or solid)
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover
Sea-ice thickness
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow cover
Surface temperature (ocean)Sea surface temperature
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Precipitation click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Sea Ice click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Sea Surface Temperature click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Snow click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Water Vapour (upper air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
Meteor-3 N8 - (1994 - 1998)
Meteor-3M N1 - (2001 - 2005)
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