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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Klimat-2 -
Full Name Scanning IR radiometer Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET 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 Images of cloud, ice and snow. Measures sea surface temparature.
Resolution Summary 0.45 km x 0.9 km
Swath Summary 1300 km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary TIR: 10.5 - 12.5 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud type 
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover 
Sea-ice thickness 
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow cover 
Surface temperature (ocean)Sea surface temperature 
Instrument Missions
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