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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Meteor-M N2 -
Full Name Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2 Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies ROSKOSMOS, ROSHYDROMET Launch Date 08 Jul 2014
Mission Links mission site | mission site | data access portal EOL Date Jul 2019
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.8 deg
Orbit Altitude 835 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 IKFS-2, MTVZA-GY
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature IKFS-2, KMSS, MSU-MR, MTVZA-GY
Cloud particle properties and profile IKFS-2, MTVZA-GY
Liquid water and precipitation rate MSU-MR, MTVZA-GY
Ozone IKFS-2
Radiation budget MSU-MR
Trace gases (excluding ozone) IKFS-2
Atmospheric Temperature Fields IKFS-2, MTVZA-GY
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements GGAK-M
LandAlbedo and reflectance KMSS, MSU-MR
Vegetation BRLK, MSU-MR
Surface temperature (land) IKFS-2, MSU-MR, MTVZA-GY
Multi-purpose imagery (land) KMSS, MSU-MR
OceanOcean surface winds MTVZA-GY
Surface temperature (ocean) IKFS-2, MSU-MR, MTVZA-GY
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-GY
Mission Instruments
BRLK - X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar
DCS - Data Collection System
GGAK-M - Module for Geophysical Measurements (SEM)
IKFS-2 - IR-Fourier spectrometer
KMSS - Multispectral Imager (VIS) system
MSU-MR - Low-resolution multispectral scanning imager-radiometer
MTVZA-GY - Scanning microwave imager-sounder
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