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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - IKFS -
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
CategoryParameterAccuracy
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 
OzoneOzone profile 
Surface temperature (land)Land surface temperature 
Surface temperature (ocean)Sea surface temperature 
Trace gases (excluding ozone)Atmospheric Chemistry - CH4 (LT) 
Instrument Missions
Meteor-3M - (2001 - 2008)
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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