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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MTVZA -
Full Name Scanning microwave imager-sounder Status Operational
Instrument Agencies ROSKOSMOS, ROSHYDROMET Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (passive microwave) Geometry TBD
Instrument Technology Absorption-band MW radiometer/spectrometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Atmospheric temperature and humidity profiles, precipitation, sea-level wind speed, snow/ice coverage.
Resolution Summary 10000 - 100000 m
[Best Resolution: 10000m]
Swath Summary 1500 km
[Max Swath: 1500 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 18.7 - 183.3 GHz, 26 channels
MW (~1.0 cm - ~100 cm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (LT) 
Atmospheric Temperature FieldsAtmospheric temperature (LT, HT, LS) 
Height of tropopause 
Cloud particle properties and profileCloud liquid water (column/profile) 
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud type 
Liquid water and precipitation ratePrecipitation rate (liquid) at the surface 
Ocean surface windsWind speed over sea surface (horizontal) 
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover 
Surface temperature (land)Land surface temperature 
Surface temperature (ocean)Sea surface temperature 
Instrument Missions
Meteor-3M N1 - (2001 - 2005)
Meteor-3M - (2001 - 2008)
Meteor-M N1 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N1 (2009 - 2014)
Meteor-M N2 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2 (2014 - 2018)
Meteor-M N2-1 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-1 (2017 - 2022)
Meteor-M N2-2 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-2 (2017 - 2022)
Meteor-M N2-3 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-3 (2018 - 2023)
Meteor-M N2-4 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-4 (2019 - 2024)
Meteor-M N2-5 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-5 (2022 - 2027)
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