THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - KMSS -
Full Name Multispectral Imager (VIS) system Status Operational
Instrument Agencies ROSKOSMOS, ROSHYDROMET Maturity High Heritage - Non-Operational
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Multispectral images of land & sea surfaces and ice cover.
Resolution Summary 60 m - 120 m
[Best Resolution: 60m]
Swath Summary 900 km
[Max Swath: 900 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 0.53 - 0.57 µm; 0.63-0.68 µm; 0.76-0.90 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud imagery 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Fire area 
Land surface imagery 
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover 
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow cover 
Instrument Missions
Meteor-3M - (2001 - 2008)
Meteor-M N1 - Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N1 (2009 - 2014)
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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