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
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean)Ocean imagery and water leaving radiance 
VegetationVegetation type 
Instrument Missions
Meteor-3M N1 - (2001 - 2005)
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