THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Resurs-02 -
Full Name Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ROSKOSMOS Launch Date 01 Jan 1996
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 01 Jan 1998
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 670 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Agriculture and forestry, hydrology, environmental monitoring, hydrometeorology, ice and snow, land surface, meteorology.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields MIVZA-M
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature MIVZA-M
Liquid water and precipitation rate MIVZA-M
LandAlbedo and reflectance MSU-SK
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MSU-SK
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) MIVZA-M
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth MIVZA-M
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness MIVZA-M
Mission Instruments
MIVZA-M - Microwave scanning radiometer
MSU-E1 - Multispectral high resolution electronic scanner
MSU-SK - Multispectral medium resolution conical scanner
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