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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MSU-GS -
Full Name Multispectral scanning imager-radiometer Status Operational
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET, ROSKOSMOS Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Earth disk scanning
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Measurements of cloud cover, cloud top height, precipitation, cloud motion, albedo, vegetation, convection, air mass analysis, tropopause monitoring, stability monitoring, total ozone and surface temperature, fire detection.
Resolution Summary 1000 m; 4000 m
[Best Resolution: 1000m]
Swath Summary Full Earth disk
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 0.5 - 0.65 µm; 0.65 - 0.8 µm; 0.8-0.9 µm; 3.5 - 4.1 µm; 5.7 - 7.0 µm; 7.5-8.5 µm; 8.5-9.2 µm; 9.2-10.2 µm; 10.2 - 11.2 µm, 11.2 - 12.5 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
MWIR (~3.0 µm - ~6.0 µm)
TIR (~6.0 µm - ~15.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (LT, TC)
Atmospheric Temperature FieldsAtmospheric stability index
Atmospheric WindsWind profile (horizontal)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud imagery
Cloud type
Cloud cover
Cloud top height
Cloud top temperature
Liquid water and precipitation ratePrecipitation intensity at the surface (liquid or solid)
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Fire fractional cover
OzoneO3 Mole Fraction
Radiation budgetDownward long-wave irradiance at Earth surface
Short-wave Earth surface bi-directional reflectance
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow cover
Surface temperature (land)Land surface temperature
Surface temperature (ocean)Sea surface temperature
VegetationNormalized Differential Vegetation Index (NDVI)
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
Earth Radiation Budget click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Fire 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
Precipitation click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Sea Surface Temperature click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Snow click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Water Vapour (upper air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Wind speed and direction (upper-air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
Elektro-L N1 - Geostationary Operational Meteorological Satellite (2011 - 2017)
Elektro-L N2 - Geostationary Operational Meteorological Satellite (2015 - 2025)
Elektro-L N3 - Geostationary Operational Meteorological Satellite (2019 - 2029)
Elektro-L N4 - Geostationary Operational Meteorological Satellite (2022 - 2032)
Elektro-L N5 - Geostationary Operational Meteorological Satellite (2023 - 2033)
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