THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Multispectral scanning imager-radiometer Status Operational
Instrument Agencies ROSKOSMOS, ROSHYDROMET 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 - 4.01 µm; 5.7 - 7.0 µm; 7.5-8.5 µm; 8.2-9.2 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
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 rate (liquid) at the surface 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Fire area 
OzoneOzone profile 
Radiation budgetDownwelling (Incoming) long-wave radiation at the 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) 
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 (2018 - 2027)
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