THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MSU-E -
Full Name Multispectral high resolution electronic scanner Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Sounding
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Multispectral scanner images of land surface and ice cover.
Resolution Summary 35 - 45 m
Swath Summary 45 km for one scanner, 80 km for two scanners (pointable ±30 deg from nadir)
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VIS: 0.5 - 0.6 µm, 0.6 - 0.7 µm, NIR: 0.8 - 0.9 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
Instrument Missions
Resurs-01 N2 - Resource satellite first series number 2 (1988 - 1994)
Resurs-01 N3 - Resource satellite first series number 3 (1994 - 1996)
Resurs-01 N4 - Resource satellite first series number 4 (1998 - 2002)
Meteor-3M N1 - (2001 - 2005)
Sich-1M - (2004 - 2006)
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