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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MSU-O -
Full Name Ocean colour scanner
aka OCS
Status Being developed
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET, ROSKOSMOS Maturity Low Heritage
Instrument Type Ocean colour instruments Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Ocean colour data, estimation of phytoplankton concentration.
Resolution Summary 1 km
[Best Resolution: 1000m]
Swath Summary 1800 km
[Max Swath: 3000 km]
Accuracy Summary TBD
Waveband Summary 0.405 - 0.875 µm, 13 channels
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean)Ocean imagery and water leaving radiance 
Ocean colour/biologyOcean chlorophyll concentration 
Ocean suspended sediment concentration 
Color dissolved organic matter (CDOM) 
Instrument Missions
Meteor-M N3 - Oceanographical Satellite Meteor-M N3 (2021 - 2026)
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