THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MTVZA-GY -
Full Name Scanning microwave imager-sounder Status Operational
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET, ROSKOSMOS 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 (~0.1 cm - ~100 cm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
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 intensity at the surface (liquid or solid)
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
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Cloud Properties click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Land Surface Temperature click here click here search ECV Inventory records
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
Temperature (upper-air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Water Vapour (upper air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
Meteor-3M - Meteor-3M (2001 - 2008)
Meteor-M N1 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N1 (2009 - 2014)
Meteor-M N2 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2 (2014 - 2022)
Meteor-M N2-1 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-1 (2017 - 2017)
Meteor-M N2-2 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-2 (2019 - 2024)
Meteor-M N2-4 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-4 (2022 - 2027)
Meteor-M N2-3 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-3 (2022 - 2027)
Meteor-M N2-5 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-5 (2024 - 2029)
Meteor-M N2-6 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-6 (2025 - 2030)
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