THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MR-900B -
Full Name Scanning visual band telephotometer Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies ROSKOSMOS 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 TV camera images of cloud, snow and ice.
Resolution Summary 2 x 1 km
Swath Summary 2600 km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VIS - NIR: 0.5 - 0.8 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover 
Sea-ice thickness 
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow cover 
Instrument Missions
Meteor-3 N5 - (1991 - 2002)
Meteor-2 N21 - (1991 - 2002)
Meteor-3 N7 - (1994 - 1995)
Meteor-3 N8 - (1994 - 1998)
Resurs-01 N4 - Resource satellite first series number 4 (1998 - 2002)
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