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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Meteosat-4 -
Full Name Meteosat-4 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies EUMETSAT, ESA Launch Date 06 Mar 1989
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 08 Nov 1995
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 19876 (TLE)
International Designator 1989-020B
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude 0 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, climatology.
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 15 )
FIRE_AX_CMS_LWFLUX
FIRE_AX_CMS_SOLAR_HR
FIRE_AX_CMS_SOLAR_MN
FIRE_AX_CMS_SOLAR_WK
FIRE_CI2_MAPS
First ISCCP Regional Experiment (FIRE) Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment (ASTEX) Centre M ...
First ISCCP Regional Experiment (FIRE) Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment (ASTEX) ISCCP DX ...
Global radiation at the Earth-surface derived from METEOSAT-data (DWD-Archive) from 1994 on.
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Stage B3 Reduced Radiances in Native Forma ...
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Stage D1 3-Hourly Cloud Products - Revised ...

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