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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Meteor-3 N8 -
Full Name Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ROSHYDROMET, ROSKOSMOS Launch Date 01 Jan 1994
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 01 Jan 1998
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination 82.5 deg
Orbit Altitude 1200 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Land surface, physical.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields 174-K, MIVZA
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature Klimat, MIVZA, MR-2000M1
Cloud particle properties and profile MR-2000M1
Liquid water and precipitation rate MIVZA
Ozone 174-K
Radiation budget ISP
Atmospheric Temperature Fields 174-K
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) Klimat, MIVZA
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth Klimat, MIVZA, MR-2000M1, MR-900B
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness Klimat, MIVZA, MR-2000M1, MR-900B
Mission Instruments
174-K - Temperature and Humidity Profiler
ISP - ISP
Klimat - Scanning IR radiometer
MIVZA - Microwave scanning radiometer
MR-2000M1 - Scanning visible radiometer
MR-900B - Scanning visual band telephotometer
RMK-2 - Radiation Measurement Complex
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