THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MSS -
Full Name Multispectral imaging system Status Operational
Instrument Agencies ROSKOSMOS, ROSHYDROMET Maturity Medium Heritage
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Multispectral images of land & sea surfaces and ice cover.
Resolution Summary 12 m
[Best Resolution: 12m]
Swath Summary 20 km
[Max Swath: 20 km]
Accuracy Summary 10
Waveband Summary 0.46 - 0.51 µm; 0.51 - 0.6 µm; 0.63 - 0.69 µm; 0.75 - 0.84 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Fire fractional cover
Land surface imagery
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow cover
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Albedo click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Fire click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Snow click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
BelKA - (2006 - 2006)
Kanopus-V N1 - Environmental Satellite Kanopus-V (2012 - 2020)
Kanopus-V-IR N2 - Environmental Satellite Kanopus-V-IR N2 (2017 - 2021)
Kanopus-V N3 - Environmental Satellite Kanopus-V N3 (2018 - 2023)
Kanopus-V N4 - Environmental Satellite Kanopus-V N4 (2018 - 2023)
Kanopus-V N5 - Environmental Satellite Kanopus-V N5 (2018 - 2023)
Kanopus-V N6 - Environmental Satellite Kanopus-V N6 (2018 - 2023)
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