THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MSU-SM -
Full Name Multi-Spectral Medium Resolution Scanning System 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 Other
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Images of clouds, snow, ice and land cover.
Resolution Summary 225 m
Swath Summary 2250 km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary Visible: 0.5 - 0.7 µm; NIR: 0.7 - 1.1 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean)Ocean imagery and water leaving spectral radiance
VegetationVegetation type
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Albedo click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Ocean Colour click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
Meteor-3M N1 - (2001 - 2005)
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