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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Meteor-M N1 -
Full Name Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N1 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ROSKOSMOS, ROSHYDROMET Launch Date 17 Sep 2009
Mission Links mission site | mission site | data access portal EOL Date 18 Sep 2014
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.8 deg
Orbit Altitude 832 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 09:30 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Hydrometeorology, climatology, heliogeophysics, Earth resources and environmental monitoring.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols MSU-MR
Atmospheric Humidity Fields MTVZA
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature KMSS, MSU-MR, MTVZA
Cloud particle properties and profile MTVZA
Liquid water and precipitation rate MSU-MR, MTVZA
Radiation budget MSU-MR
Atmospheric Temperature Fields MTVZA
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements GGAK-M
LandAlbedo and reflectance KMSS, MSU-MR
Vegetation BRLK, MSU-MR
Surface temperature (land) MSU-MR, MTVZA
Multi-purpose imagery (land) KMSS, MSU-MR
OceanOcean surface winds MTVZA
Surface temperature (ocean) MSU-MR, MTVZA
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) MSU-MR
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth KMSS, MSU-MR
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness BRLK, KMSS, MSU-MR, MTVZA
Mission Instruments
BRLK - X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar
DCS - Data Collection System
GGAK-M - Module for Geophysical Measurements (SEM)
KMSS - Multispectral Imager (VIS) system
MSU-MR - Low-resolution multispectral scanning imager-radiometer
MTVZA - Scanning microwave imager-sounder
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