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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Meteosat-6 -
Full Name Meteosat-6 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies EUMETSAT, ESA Launch Date 20 Nov 1993
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 02 May 2011
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 22912 (TLE)
International Designator 1993-073B
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, climatology, atmospheric dynamics/water and energy cycles. Meteosat 1-7 are first generation. Meteosat 8-11 are second generation and known as MSG in the development phase.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields MVIRI
Atmospheric Winds MVIRI
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature MVIRI
Liquid water and precipitation rate MVIRI
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) MVIRI
Mission Instruments
Meteosat Comms - Communications package for Meteosat
MVIRI - METEOSAT Visible and Infra-Red Imager
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 34 )
GPM Ground Validation Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Artificial Neu ...
INFRARED GLOBAL GEOSTATIONARY COMPOSITE V1
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Stage B3 Reduced Radiances in Native Forma ...
ISCCP_D1
ISCCP_D2
ISCCP_DX
SAFARI 2000 Daily Rainfall Estimates, 0.1-Deg, Southern Africa, 1993-2001
SRB_REL3.0_CLDPROPS_3HRLY
SRB_REL3.0_LPLA_3HRLY
SRB_REL3.0_LPLA_3HRLY_MONTHLY

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total 79 results)
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Climate research NMHSs Government agencies GERB science team
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Climate impact analysis (DWD,EURO4M,PIK) Climate model evaluation and developm ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Land data assimilation Climate monitoring: GCOS ECV Climate monitoring of land ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: SNU, DWD for COSMO-CLM evaluation, climate service, regional climate modelling ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: NMHS: Automation, extension, homogenization and quality check of cloud observa ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: NMHS: Automation, extension, homogenization and quality check of cloud observa ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Climate research NMHSs Government agencies GERB science team
Meteosat Surface Albedo - MFG - 0 degree. CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Boundary Condition For Climate Model ...
NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Northern Hemisphere (NH) Snow Cover Extent (SCE), Version 1. CLIMA ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Same applications as before but with longer time series: Boundary Condition Fo ...

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