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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Meteor-3M N1 -
Full Name Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ROSHYDROMET, ROSKOSMOS Launch Date 10 Dec 2001
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 31 Dec 2005
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 105.3 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 99.6 deg
Orbit Altitude 1018 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Hydrometeorology, climatology, land surface, physical oceanography, heliogeophysics and space environment, sounding of the atmosphere, agriculture. (Expected operational during 2002).
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols SAGE III
Atmospheric Humidity Fields MIVZA, MTVZA, SAGE III
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature Klimat, MIVZA, MR-2000M1, MTVZA, SAGE III
Cloud particle properties and profile MR-2000M1, MTVZA
Liquid water and precipitation rate MIVZA, MTVZA
Ozone SAGE III, SFM-2
Trace gases (excluding ozone) SAGE III
Atmospheric Temperature Fields MTVZA, SAGE III
LandAlbedo and reflectance MSU-E, MSU-SM
Vegetation MSU-SM
Surface temperature (land) MTVZA
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MSU-E, MSU-SM
OceanOcean surface winds MTVZA
Surface temperature (ocean) Klimat, MIVZA, MTVZA
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) MSU-SM
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth Klimat, MIVZA, MR-2000M1
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness Klimat, MIVZA, MR-2000M1, MTVZA
Mission Instruments
KGI-4C - Module for Geophysical Measurements
Klimat - Scanning IR radiometer
MIVZA - Microwave scanning radiometer
MR-2000M1 - Scanning visible radiometer
MSGI-5EI - Multichannel System for Geoactive Emission Measurements
MSTE-5E - Multichannel system of geoactive measurements
MSU-E - Multispectral high resolution electronic scanner
MSU-SM - Multi-Spectral Medium Resolution Scanning System
MTVZA - Scanning microwave imager-sounder
SAGE III - Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment-III
SFM-2 - UV limb spectrometer
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