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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - IKFS-2 -
Full Name IR-Fourier spectrometer Status Operational
Instrument Agencies ROSKOSMOS, ROSHYDROMET Maturity Medium Heritage
Instrument Type Atmospheric temperature and humidity sounders Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology High-resolution nadir-scanning IR spectrometer Sampling Other
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Atmospheric temperature/humidity profiles, data on cloud parameters, water vapour & ozone column amounts, surface temperature.
Resolution Summary 35000-100000 m
[Best Resolution: 35000m]
Swath Summary 1000 km; 1500 km; 2000 km; 2500 km
[Max Swath: 2500 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 5 - 15 µm, more then 5000 spectral channels
TIR (~6.0 µm - ~15.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (LT)
Atmospheric Temperature FieldsAtmospheric temperature (LT)
Cloud particle properties and profileCloud liquid water (column/profile)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud type
Cloud cover
OzoneO3 Mole Fraction
Surface temperature (land)Land surface temperature
Surface temperature (ocean)Sea surface temperature
Trace gases (excluding ozone)CH4 Mole Fraction
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Carbon Dioxide, Methane and other Greenhouse gases click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Cloud Properties click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Land Surface Temperature click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Ozone 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 - (2001 - 2008)
Meteor-M N2 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2 (2014 - 2020)
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 N2-3 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-3 (2021 - 2026)
Meteor-M N2-4 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-4 (2022 - 2027)
Meteor-M N2-5 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-5 (2025 - 2030)
Meteor-M N2-6 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-6 (2025 - 2030)
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